A Love Scarf from an Eleven Year Old

by This is Carrie on February 12, 2010

Last month, I taught a handul of 8-11 year old girls how to crochet.  They all took to it quite nicely, but only one finished a scarf in time for the Love Scarf Project.  When she was worried it was way too short, I remembered my crafty friend, Shari once told me how she used vintage pins to hold her short scarves in place.

I think it was my favorite “scarf” in the pile.


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Jennifer February 12, 2010 at 4:14 pm

It’s beautiful, that pin makes it.

Shari February 12, 2010 at 4:20 pm

Perfect! Just perfect.

KathiD February 13, 2010 at 12:45 am

It’s terrific! Very stylish.

Nikki February 13, 2010 at 4:29 am

What a great outcome! I am constantly amazed at how well children adapt to new crafts. I have been crocheting on and off for a while now but I still don’t have the patience for large projects!

You must feel great seeing results like this come from your teaching. And yes, the pin does ‘make it’, I love the result and the antique charm.

This is Carrie
Twitter: thisiscarrie


I have NO patience for big projects. You will never see me working on an afghan. Scarves, yokes, and tiny baby sweaters are about all I got in me

jonita mortensen Reply:

Is that right! No patience for big projects? I think I remember a crocheted christening dress that was done in #20 or #30 thread.

This is Carrie
Twitter: thisiscarrie

okay, so I did one big crochet project. But that was it. No more. Almost killed me.

Carson February 13, 2010 at 7:55 am

I like the scarf, but I like the photo of the scarf even better. Great Shot!

This is Carrie
Twitter: thisiscarrie

Awww, thanks Carson. That means a lot to me coming from you!

Kage February 14, 2010 at 11:04 am

AWESOME. A beautful ascot. She is so ahead of her fashion game. VERY Anthro.

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