Guest Blogger: Erin from In Between Laundry

Hi! I’m Erin
and I’m just about as pleased as punch to visit with you girls today!

That’s me with my husband and our two stinks– 3-1/2 and 7 months.

is all about
do-able crafts, great recipes,

ideas, and kid stuff, topped off with a healthy
dose of our

Ca-Razy home

renovation. We are gutting this joint, I tell you.

Here are a few of my recent projects.

Picnik collage 2

Basically, I’d do a back flip if you stopped by.

{Big hugs to Linda for having me.}

Today, I’m sharing

The Layered Fleece Scarf
kid fleece scarf

You can’t get much simpler– or cuter– than

Materials for a
Preschool-Size Scarf:
7″ x 35″ piece of fleece (bottom layer)
5-1/2″ x 35″ piece of fleece (top layer)
35″ piece of 1-1/2″ ribbon
35″ piece of 3/4″ ribbon
5 buttons
thread for machine sewing
needle and thread for hand-sewing the buttons in place

fleece scarf for kids
1. Place the fleece pieces together, then lay the 1-1/2″ ribbon on top, down the
2. Pin in place.
TIP: Use a
lighter to seal the edges of your ribbons first so they will never fray.

fleece scarf
3. Stitch very closely along both edges using your sewing machine.
4. Pin the smaller ribbon on top and stitch along both sides, very close to the
winter scarf for kids
5. Hand stitch your buttons along the top of the ribbons.
6. Cut slits in the top layer of fleece that are about 1-1/4″ in width.
homemade fleece scarf for kids

I call it the DINO scarf
around here and The Little just
laughs and laughs!


Hi! I'm Linda, the craft addict behind Craftaholics Anonymous®, a craft blog. Crafting is cheaper than therapy, right? When I'm not DIYing something, I can be found taxiing around our 4 crazy kids or working out. Or shoe shopping... because you can never have too many shoes! Happy crafting! ♥

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  1. 1

    Such a cute scarf!

  2. 2
    Kelli @ RTSM

    That is such a cute scarf! I love the ribbon detail. My boys would love to have a dino scarf!

  3. 3

    Cute idea! I'll have to make some of those!

  4. 4

    That is SO cute! I'll have to make one for me, I love it! Maybe with kitty ribbon. =) Thanks so much for the how-to, I'll be spreading the word.

  5. 5

    That scarf is adorable. And a great tutorial…thanks so much!

  6. 6
    Melinda Orr

    Terrific scarf….sweet baby! Thanks for sharing!

  7. 7

    I've made some similar to that without the ribbon. They are so warm and easy to make. with the ribbon they are so cute. Nice job.