Simple knotted scarf kids can make

Nov 28, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. ET

Handmade gifts are always the best ones, especially when they come from kids. All you need are scissors and fleece and your child can make a cozy scarf that's perfect for anyone on your holiday gift list.

Supplies:

No-sew fleece scarf supplies

  • 1/3 yard fleece fabric
  • Scissors
  • Tape (optional)

Directions:

1. Trim the fabric

No-sew fleece scarf step 1

Start by trimming off both ends of the fleece fabric.

2. Knot the end

No-sew fleece scarf step 2

Tie a knot in 1 end of the scarf, about 6 inches from the edge of the fabric.

3. Add fringe

No-sew fleece scarf step 3


Use your scissors to cut fringe from the end of the fabric up to the knot.

4. Cut the fleece

No-sew fleece scarf step 4


On the opposite side of the knot, cut the scarf into 3 equal strips of fabric.

5. Braid the scarf

No-so fleece scarf image 5


Braid the 3 strips of fleece by crossing the center strip over the right strip, then the center strip over the left strip. Repeat until you are approximately 6 inches away from the end of the fabric.

6. Finish the scarf

No-sew fleece scarf image 6


Tie another knot in the fabric, then cut more fringe on the end of the scarf. Now your easy fleece scarf is ready to wear.

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