Introduction: DIY Looped Scarf
NOTE: Any t-shirt style or material will do to make this scarf; however, a plain, cotton tee with no side seams works best.
Step 1: Cut It Up:
Cut the trunk of the t-shirt horizontally, making 11 to 16 strips (depending on the size shirt), each about one inch wide.
(NOTE: Don’t worry too much about cutting straight lines as long as the strips are about even with one another.)
Step 2: Toss It:
Discard the bottom hem and upper portion of the shirt.
Step 3: Stretch It Out:
Stretch each of the strips taught, attempting to make them roughly the same length, and set aside two.
Step 4: Double Time:
Collect the remaining pieces and double them onto themselves.
Step 5: Snip, Snip:
Cut one of the held-back pieces so that it is no longer a loop.
Step 6: Knot It:
Use the cut piece to tie a firm knot around the body of the scarf.
Step 7: Get Loopy:
Begin to loop the tie around a 3 to 4 inch section of the scarf, covering the knot itself, and tie off the end in another knot.
Step 8: Re-peat-peat:
Repeat the tying process (steps 5 through 7) on the opposite side of the body of the scarf using the second held-back piece.
Step 9: Touch It Up:
Use your scissors to tuck the exposed knots under the tied sections.
Step 10: Final Thoughts:
Enjoy your new scarf!
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