I got out some yarn and felt compelled to crochet a series chain stitch loops. I knew I wanted to do something that could be worn on the head, so I started making the chains and then I tried it on. I made it just big enough to fight fairly tightly on my head. Once I had it on I realized I needed LOTS more loops of the chain stitches. I ended up creating 15 loops.
When I tried it on again I noticed how good it looked as a little neck warmer/scarf. I have something like this that I wear all the time except it’s made out of t-shirts. I love a wearable item that is a two for one, wearable.
This is a very, very simple hair/neck scarf. It really doesn’t get any easier than this. If you can do a chain stitch and a half double stitch (the stitch I used to secure each of the chain stitched loops with), then you can make this scarf.
Day 11: Mobius hair scarf + neck scarf
I posted this on facebook yesterday from the DIY Lounge fan page:
PAY IT FORWARD 2011! I promise to send something handmade to the first 5 people who leave a comment here. They must in turn post this and send something they make to the first 5 people who comment on their status. The rules are that it must be handmade by you and it must be sent to your 5 people sometime in 2011.
I said that I would give away the next 5 projects that I posted on my blog, starting with the scarf I posted yesterday. This scarf today is for Erin. Congrats and thanks for paying it forward with me!
In case you didn’t read my first blog post about this project . . . this post is part of a 31 day challenge I am doing to bring more creativity, stories and solutions to my life. I have been using my creativity almost exclusively for work in the recent past and for the month of January I will creating things for my personal life, talking about them and taking pictures. I would love input from readers as to which project you enjoy the most and if I get enough comments on one particular project I’ll turn it into a tutorial after the 31 day challenge of crafting, stories and solutions is over. So please let me know what you like!