DIY Infinity Scarf Made Out Of a T-Shirt

Thursday, January 10th, 2013 by from To the Window to the Wall

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I love DIY projects that are stunning but really easy to make, and this infinity scarf made from a simple T-shirt is one of those projects!

It’s a conversation starter you can wear all year, and it also makes a unique gift. And aren’t handmade gifts always so much more appreciated?

The next time you are in a bind and don’t know what to give your girlfriend, mother-in-law, or sister, tackle this simple DIY project! It doesn’t take any special skills to make this.

All you need for this cool scarf is a new men’s T-shirt without seams – I bought mine for $7 – and some sharp scissors.

The bigger the T-shirt, the longer the scarf. I’d suggest an L or XL size for the best length. I bought a blue one because it goes well with my green eyes. I’d stay away from light colors that might get dirty fast.

 

How to make an infinity scarf:

1.     Cut the T-shirt from arm pit to arm pit

2.     Cut off the hem and save it for later

3.     Then make 1-inch snip marks along the T-shirt, about 15 in all

4.     Cut the T-shirt into strips, stopping ½ inch before the other side

5.     Now tug on each strand and the T-shirt will curl up

6.     Then gather the T-shirt at the ½ inch part and loop the hem through it, securing it with a double knot

7.     Cut off the extra hem

8.     Voila, you have an infinity scarf!

You could make a few of them in different colors and/or layer different lengths.

I found the tutorial for this scarf on Pink Pistachio. Thanks for the inspiration!

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Dagmar tackles motherhood, thrifty home decorating, DIY projects, and green and frugal living on her lifestyle blog Dagmar's Home. She loves finding treasures in thrift stores and sells her handmade candles on Dagmar's Home Decor. Connect with her on Twitter (26,000 followers), ... More

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6 comments

  1. Avatar of mommy nhoj mommy nhoj says:

    Cool. Gonna grab a shirt to try this out

  2. Avatar of thinkobu thinkobu says:

    Going to try this! Wow!

  3. Avatar of betajuliet betajuliet says:

    Cute! So trying this!

  4. I don’t think I could pull this off =[

  5. Avatar of Debra Debra says:

    i’m definitely going to have to try this!

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