I saw this amaaaazing shredded loopy scarf at PacSun today.
It was made out of super soft jersey, just like a comfy old t-shit and came in brown, white and grey stripes, and hot pink and black zebra print. And it was $14, which for a trendy scarf that might be out of style by the end of January, was so not happening!
I rushed home to look through my closet to see if I had any jersey knit T-shirts to experiment with. I didn't, but I did find two dresses from college that I will never. ever. wear again =) Large, oversized tops and dresses will yield an iffinity scarf that you can circle your neck with twice. Smaller garments, like my minidress, will yield one short and sassy scarf.
I sacrificed the loud one first.
Easy enough so far, right?
I think the entire project took 10 minutes... so quick!
The whole idea is to cut the garment and then fold over left to right.
You want to keep the cut edge at the top or bottom of the rectangle.
You don't have to leave as much room as I did in this photo. I think I left about 2-3 inches uncut. This allowed chunks of zebra to show in my finished project. If you're using a solid color garment then leave less room at ze top =) or simply say "Whatever! I do what I want!"
I got too excited and forgot to photograph the final step. I know I know! But it's rather simple. Grab the first little hangy loop made by your mad scissor skills. Put your finger(s) into the loop and pull the loop to stretch it out. Twist the strand as you pull. Do this for each of the loops, gently enough not to tear the loop off, but enough to really stretch the little guy out!
Ummm... I love this! My husband is convinced I bought it and trashed the receipt. I don't think i'm ever going to live down the time I hid a pair of impulse buy shoes in my car (totally planned on returning them!) and got busted by none other than Paul. I returned the shoes, like planned, and will be teased for the remainder of my life.
Have you ever hid a purchase from a loved one?
haha! I had to ask!