I am going to the thrift store tomorrow to look for a plaid pair of pants - wouldn't a plaid scarf be fun?
Step 1: Materials Needed
Scissors (not shown)
Washing machine, detergent, and dryer (not shown)
Rotary cutter and mat (optional)
Sewing machine (not shown)
Step 2: Felting and Deconstructing Pants
Step 3: Cutting the Scarf
Step 4: Sewing the Scarf
Handwind the elastic thread to your bobbin. Thread the upper thread of the sewing machine with regular thread - the bobbin thread will be threaded with the elastic thread.
On both the right and left sides of the scarf - I stitched a straight stitch down the length 1 3/4" from the edge. Be sure - BE SURE to backstitch at the beginning and end. I looooove working with felted wool as it does not ravel and the edges do not need to be turned and stitched.
If you want, you could stitch three stitches down the length and the scarf will become more ruffled - which is a consideration if you make the scarf from a softer material other than wool.
I have made lots of these easy, fun scarves - mostly from material that doesn't ravel since I don't want to finish the edges nor do I have a serger.
Have fun making lots of scarves!
Thanks for your interest.