Friday, October 18, 2013

Friday Finish- Infinity Scarf for Fall

It's been a busy week.  I haven't spent nearly as much time crafting as I wanted to.  I woke up today to a drizzly, cold, rainy day.  So I decided that it'd be the perfect day to stay inside and craft something before I had to go to work.  I pulled up my Crafty Little Things board on Pinterest.  Sifting through for a nice easy project.  I found a pin from over a year ago for a quick and easy spring infinity scarf.  Since it's meant for spring, they recommend using a voile, but I thought I could use a woven just as easily.

The tutorial is from The Cottage Mama and you can find it here.  The instructions are very clear and easy to follow.  I dug in my stash and found this houndstooth fabric that I have had forever. It's a heavier weight and a woven, but it has some stretch.  I think I must have gotten it at a thrift store or garage sale or something.

Of course HB had to check out my fabric after I had cut it into two pieces of 12 inches wide by 60 inches long.  Luckily, he approved.

Then came the sewing.  This is a great project for a new sewer because there is very little sewing to be done.  .  I didn't even bother to pin my pieces together.  I just fed them right on through.  Follow The Cottage Mama's tutorial and you'll see how easy it is.  Best of all, there's only a little hand sewing required at the end to finish up your scarf.

In about half an hour from start to finish, I had my scarf.  It goes great with my poor eggplant colored coat with the too long lining.  (This is the one I talked about in my Favorite Colors Swap post). 

And here's a close up of the fabric.  I think it will be great for fall and probably even winter.  It's warm, but not too tight, doesn't itch, and it's a classic pattern.

So, if you need a project to get your creative mojo going, this could be the one.  I kind of want to make a bunch more of these in all different fabrics and prints.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks- you've inspired me to finish some of my projects! :)