DIY: Turn a Regular Scarf into an Infinity Scarf

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A few Christmases ago, my little sister gifted me a wonderfully chunky knit scarf with super cute pom poms on the end. I wore the scarf endlessly… until I had my daughter. Then, the adorable pom poms started being used as teething toys and a little person frequently tried to strangle me with my own accessory. So, this winter, I decided to make a small change that would allow me to continue wearing my favorite scarf – with fearing for my welfare. So, here's how to turn a regular scarf into an infinity scarf (in only a few steps!):A few Christmases ago, my little sister gifted me a wonderfully chunky knit scarf with super cute pom poms on the end. I wore the scarf endlessly… until I had my daughter. Then, the adorable pom poms started being used as teething toys and a little person frequently tried to strangle me with my own accessory. So, this winter, I decided to make a small change that would allow me to continue wearing my favorite scarf – without fearing for my welfare. So, here's how to turn a regular scarf into an infinity scarf (in only a few steps!):

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A few Christmases ago, my little sister gifted me a wonderfully chunky knit scarf with super cute pom poms on the end. I wore the scarf endlessly… until I had my daughter. Then, the adorable pom poms started being used as teething toys and a little person frequently tried to strangle me with my own accessory. So, this winter, I decided to make a small change that would allow me to continue wearing my favorite scarf – without fearing for my welfare. So, here's how to turn a regular scarf into an infinity scarf (in only a few steps!):

Here's how to turn a regular scarf into an infinity scarf in only a few steps! #DIY

Here's what you'll need:

Here's how it breaks down:

Turn a Regular Scarf into an Infinity Scarf #DIY

Step One: Gather your supplies and lay out the scarf on a flat surface.

Step Two: Fold the scarf in half and pin the ends together.

Turn a Regular Scarf into an Infinity Scarf #DIY

Step Three: Thread your sewing machine and stitch a small to medium zigzag seam along the end (try and get the zigzag seam to "wrap" around the ends of the scarf – it will create a nice turned seam)  Remember to backstitch at the beginning and end of the seam.

Turn a Regular Scarf into an Infinity Scarf #DIY

Step Four: Now, use scissors to trim off any pom poms or fringe.

Turn a Regular Scarf into an Infinity Scarf #DIY

Step Five: Turn the scarf right side out and enjoy!

This project was pretty quick and easy (it took me about 15 minutes from start to finish) and I love wearing when it gets chilly.

Turn a Regular Scarf into an Infinity Scarf #DIY

Do you have an old scarf you're dying to turn into an infinity scarf?