Picture of How to Make a Neck Warmer with Buttons
I’m all for keeping my neck warm.  I have oodles of scarves to prove it.  Yet none of them accomplished what I really wanted. Then one day, on pintrest, I found one that had a button to hold it close!  QED! (Greek for “eureka”, learned that in Chemistry my Jr. Year of High School.  If it is wrong, blame my chemistry teacher Mr. Johnson!)  I would never pay what they were asking, so I decided to design my own.

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Bulky yarn
Size 15 knitting needles
Row markers
2 large buttons
Yarn needles
Now I must learn to knit! ;-)
I like the scissors :P The neck warmer is cute, too.
taransa3 years ago
Very lovely! I actually just finished something very similar but on a square loom! I used 2 strands of regular worsted yarn and smaller buttons, and didn't have to "make" button holes. Image doesn't quite do it justice, but at least it is the idea ;)

Thanks so much for sharing, it is an awesome idea and so much faster than a full scarf!
tangerine83 years ago
Great idea, I think I will make one with just one BIG button. Like the cast on thing!
craftknowitall (author)  tangerine83 years ago
Your welcome, Thanks for looking.
sunshiine3 years ago
What is that beautiful color! It is so pretty! Is this a gift for someone?
craftknowitall (author)  sunshiine3 years ago
No, I made one and wanted to try it out on a thicker yarn. It was just a yarn that caught my eye at Walmart. I didn't think I would be as well liked as it has been. To tell the truth, I'm prouder of the mittens.
That is so beautiful! (and being pink is a big plus) I have never cast on in that way. I am definitely doing that next time I knit! And I just have to make this because it is just so cute!
I'm glad you like it! I do too. Thanks for looking.