Introduction: HANDmade Scarf

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In this instructable, I'm gonna tell you how to make this scarf with your hands as only tool.
It can be a little tricky when you've just started, but after a few minutes you'll notice how easy it actually is.

Step 1: How to Start

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Make a slip stitch and put it arond your little finger. 
Then, weave the thread as shown in the pictures.

Step 2: Making the Scarf

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Take the bottom thread of your thumb and pull it over the second thread, of your finger.
Repeat this for your other fingers.
Now, weave again, so each finger has two threads on it. Then, repeat the last step.

Step 3: And Repeat and Repeat

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Keep repeating step two untill you like the length of your scarf (or untill you're out of yarn)

Step 4: Finishing the Scarf I

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Now, you need to get it off your fingers, the easiest way is to follow the pictures.

Step 5: Finishing the Scarf II

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Take the last loop and pull the rest of the yarn through it. Knot that together.

Step 6: Wearing the Scarf

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At the moment, you've a long piece of handknitted "cabel".
All that's left to do now is make it a scarf!
The the beginning( or the end) in your hand and wrap in around your arm as shown in the pictures.
Now, knot the beginning and the end together and.... 



samridhi12 (author)2015-05-19

wow you are perfect

grace6 (author)2014-04-23

i just made one it took me about 30 min but i did a different cool thanks for sharing

chocolatechip (author)2013-09-02

Love this!!! Here's my scarf. ( I hope the picture comes out)


moskiii13 (author)2013-07-10

Hajj finger knitting. Gotta love it! I made a... Line, I guess, that was 120 ft long but it took me like a week lolol


Goodhart (author)2013-02-15

Very nice. I will have to show this to my wfie....she has more time for things like this than I do :-)

emilyvanleemput (author)Goodhart2013-06-01


ynze (author)2012-12-14

Cool! And you're a finalist. That's also cool. Double cool!


emilyvanleemput (author)ynze2012-12-15


Penolopy Bulnick (author)2012-11-28

Cool! Looks like fun to make and wear :)

thank you!

poofrabbit (author)2012-11-29

Congratulations on being a finalist in the fiber arts contest!! Good luck to you!


kretzlord (author)2012-11-04

i used to finger knit all the time!!! glad to see it on here

cattibalistic (author)kretzlord2012-11-21

Me too! I did this every year at camp.

rrkrose (author)2012-11-04

I might have to try this. I can't crochet or knit to save my life but I can finger crochet. BTW, the finished product is super cute!

emilyvanleemput (author)rrkrose2012-11-06

You should defenitely give it a shot! It's really fun to make

kretzlord (author)2012-11-04

i used to finger knit all the time!!! glad to see it on here

scoochmaroo (author)2012-11-04

Great finger knitting project! Love the look of the finished scarf.

About This Instructable




Bio: Industrial Design student at Eindhoven University of Technology
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