How to Sew an Infinity Scarf
The Happiest Camper demonstrates how to sew an infinity scarf in under 15 minutes with only $5 worth of fabric and thread. You can customize the fabric colors and patterns to the end-user’s liking or style by following the step-by-step tutorial below.
SUPPLIES TO SEW AN INFINITY SCARF
Fabric u2013 I used JoAnn’s Luxe Flannel, which is very lightweight and super soft; the cheaper the flannel, the thicker and bulkier it will feel.
HOW TO SEW AN INFINITY SCARF
If you bought two yards of fabric, cut it in half lengthwise so you have two strips of fabric that are 70″-72″ long each. We’ll go over the rest of the steps for making an infinity scarf for one.
What is the best fabric to make an infinity scarf out of?
This infinity scarf is sewn without raw edges, which makes it look much more professional! You can use this sewing technique with just about any fabric; jersey and fleece work well and drape nicely, but quilting cotton, linen, or other apparel fabric would also work!
What are the measurements for an infinity scarf?
According to the first chart, you should knit your infinity scarf for about 50-60″ (or 127-152.4 cm) before binding off, and only cast on enough stitches to make your scarf’skinny,’ which is about 3-4″ (7.6-10.16 cm).
How many yards do you need for an infinity scarf?
You’ll need 3/4 yard (60u201d) of lightweight knit fabric to make an infinity scarf. Fold the fabric in half the long way, pretty sides facing inward, and pin the edges together. Stitch the long side together 1/2u201d from the edge by hand (remembering to backstitch), or use a sewing machine if you have one.
How do you knit an infinity scarf?
Infinity Scarf in the Round (method #2 of 5)
- Choose your preferred stitch and pattern, as well as the length of your scarf.
- Cast on.
- Knit around and around.
- Continue knitting until the scarf reaches the desired height.
What fabric is best for scarves?
Scarf Fabrics of the Highest Quality
- 100% polyester chiffon
How long should a circle scarf be?
If you want a cowl, go for around 80cm, and if you want a snood you can wrap around twice, go for 160cm. Wrap the scarf around yourself every now and then to see what feels comfortable, and keep knitting until you can’t take the cold any longer!
Are infinity scarves Still in Style 2019?
Infinity scarves, in case you didn’t know, are a staple winter accessory in my closet… AND, if you choose a lightweight infinity scarf, you can easily wear them in warmer months, too.
How many stitches do I cast on for a scarf?
If you’re a beginner knitter, make a small scarf that will keep you warm but won’t take too long to knit. If you’re using worsted weight yarn and size 8 to 10 needles, cast on 30 to 40 stitches for a nice-sized scarf.
How wide should a scarf be for a woman?
The width of the scarf is entirely up to you; most scarves are between 6 and 8 inches wide, but yours can be skinnier or wider.
What is a good length for a knitted scarf?
A scarf is traditionally worn from tip to tip; to do so, hold your arms out so that the scarf reaches from your left to right finger; this scarf will be about 60″ long on average; most short scarves are 55″ long, medium scarves are 70″ long, and long scarves are 82″ long.