WANT TO MAKE SOMETHING FUN?

IMG_2637Because boy oh boy do I have a project for you.

T-shirt scarves.

Not only are they THE EASIEST craft project I’ve ever participated in… but they are also free, fun and perfectly lightweight for summer!

My mother (thanks mom!) sent me a link to this crafty little blog here with a nice how-to video. But really, it’s so easy, I can just tell you in three easy steps.

1. Cut.

2. Cut a little more.

3. Stretch.

4. Wrap.

That’s it. That’s really all there is to it! So we made one basic one and then we started making variations for fun, trying to cut strips and braid it in. Or trying to lengthen or shorten them. But in case your visual – here’s a the pictorial of how it worked:

Cut from armpit to arm pit of an old tshirt. And then cut the hem off the bottom.

Cut from armpit to arm pit of an old t-shirt. And then cut the hem off the bottom.

Leaving a half inch at the top of one side, cut from bottom to top in one inch strips.

Leaving a half-inch at the top of one side, cut from bottom to top in one inch strips.

Take each strip and stretch it.

Take each strip and stretch it.

Then wrap your hem around the top part and tie it off. BAM! A completed scarf.

Really, if you’re going to do this, I suggest watching the video from Mr. Kate’s blog. I mean, I know I’m pretty good with directions, but I think she’s probably a wee bit better. Plus, she adds more bling to hers. I was just coasting on what I had around me.

I wore mine immediately after wearing it. And now I think I’m going to need one in every color. Or at least in red and white, as I’m thinking it’s probably the most perfect Husker season scarf out there…

Watch out crafting world, turns out… I might actually enjoy this whole “wearing things I made” thing…

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