Easy Infinity Scarf

A few weekend ago, I was searching on Pinterest for some new infinity scarves to knit or crochet and I came upon this pin for an infinity scarf made from a T-shirt.  I went back to it this weekend and thought I would try making one to see how it turned out.  It turned out so well, I made 3 of them!  (OK. they are all gifts for now, but we’ll see if I can resist making one or two for myself in the next few weeks!)

Making these scarves could not have been easier.  First you start with a Men’s XL T-shirt.  Be sure to select one without side seams.

Cut the T-shirt in a straight line right below the arm pits on the T-shirt.  Also cut the hem off the bottom of the shirt and save the hem to be used later.

Measure at 1 inch intervals along one side of the T-shirt and cut in strips.  Continue cutting in a straight line across the width of the T-shirt, stopping about 1/2 inch before the end.

Once all of the strips are cut, pull each strip firmly until the strip “curls”.  then thread the hem strip through the uncut side of the T-shirt to gather the strips together, and tie it firmly.

The finished scarf can be worn long or doubled.  I read that you could use a T-shirt size Medium to X-Large, but I would think if you wanted to double it, X-Large would definitely work best.  I liked this purple one so much that I made two more in the same afternoon!  Here is another of the finished ones.  I think these will make great gifts, and are really easy to make.

Thanks again to Pink Pistachio where I got this original idea!

2 thoughts on “Easy Infinity Scarf

  1. I love these scarves, I have made a few for myself and even more for friends, and no one can believe how easy they are to make when they see them.

I'd love to hear what you think!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s