Yesterday, they posted a really cool article:
Instead of making mere selfies they are asking everyone to make a scarfie.
Can #scarfie become a trend topic?
I guess it would be quite nice, because a scarfie is not just about oneself. It is also about what we make and how we feel while wearing our own creation.
So I decided to show you all my scarves that I have made so far.
And how I made them:
Here is a tutorial on how to crochet such a mesh:
The second one is a hairpin crochet scarf. Therefore, I used a crochet hook and a hairpin lace loom in order to create strips. Then, I crocheted around the edges and sewed the strips in place (of course, I sewed the cricles in place before I crocheted along the edge). It is a rather fast way to crochet lace and it is really light-weight.
Here is a great tutorial for an easy hairpin lace scarf:
How to create a circle from a hairpin lace strip:
Afterwards, I crocheted a spiral, which I rolled into a flower. On the backside I fixed its form by crocheting and sewing. I also sewed a safety pin onto the back of the rose, so that I can use it as a brooch.
Here is a video on how to crochet with ruffle yarn:
How to crochet a simple flower (starting with a spiral):
The last one is arm knitted. My husband wanted me to make somthing for him with this yarn when we were in the yarn store - but desided otherwise when we were at home. So, I tried something new. Arm knitting is really quick, but maybe I should have used even thicker yarn. What do you think?
Ah, yes, and I added a really quick tassel (you can see it at the side of my neck), by forming loops and knotting them together constantly.
Here is a nice tutorial on how to arm knit:
And how to work with several colors:
I hope, I could inspire you and wish you all the best!
I would be happy to hear from you - especially if you do your own #scarfie