Monday, November 26, 2012

Mobius How To...add a fun twist to any scarf or cowl



 The other day I shared the Cloudy Sky Mobius Cowl pattern:

Click here for the Cloudy Sky Mobius Cowl pattern!


Here is a more detailed photo tutorial on making the twist, or mobius part of the pattern, I thought it would be good to add a little more directions and how-to photos in case you needed them.  This is also a great tutorial for transforming any scarf you already have into a mobius too!

To start, all you'll need is the scarf, a tapestry or yarn needle, and scrap yarn of the same color as you used in your project:





Begin by unrolling the scarf so that is flat,


Now you'll want to put a half twist in it as shown,


Here is how it looks now...it looks like a big "V"



Now fold the sides in as shown.  See where the needle is pointing in the picture below?  That is where we'll stitch it up.


Thread a tapestry needle with the same yarn used to make the scarf,



Now whip stitch it up so it will lay nice and flat.



All finished!  Easy as pie, and makes a lovely cold weather accessory.



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8 comments:

  1. Love this pattern!! Can't wait to make it myself!! Thanks!!

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    1. Yay! Have fun and you're so welcome!

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  2. I made this today for a charity auction. My mom liked it so much, she asked me to make her one and I'm definitely making myself one! A very quick and easy pattern, thank you for sharing, I love it!

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    1. Yay! I'm so glad you like it! Definitely make one for yourself too! :)

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  3. Love this tutorial Jennifer - have just put a mobius twist in a length of trebles and half trebles and made a fab cowl that sits flat!
    Thank you so much for all the inspiration on your blog - is packed with great ideas!
    Ali

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  4. Your translation in Filipino is ridiculous. I am originally from the Philippines 42 years ago, and I can't understand your so-called translation. I speak Tagalog fluently, and I've never heard of the words and phrases you used in your translation.

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  5. This is going to sound odd but I made one to fit my daughters old dog he freezes. I made it long enough to wrap around once to cover ears and neck. He loved it.

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  6. Thank you Jennifer for this tutorial. I was going crazy trying to figure out how to make my cowl lay flat. I love your tutorials. I watched the video you made to teach showing how to arm knit and made that scarf. You are a wonderful teacher

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