Twister Finger Knit Scarf
In the past, I’ve had little luck getting my sons interested in learning to knit. Even when presented with *jazz hands*, in their eyes, my needles make much better swords than crafty tools. Alas. When summer vacation hits, however, a mom has to get creative in order to keep the kids busy. It’s time to approach the situation from a different angle: keep the knitting; ditch the needles!
Finger knitting is a great way to keep little hands busy, while creating long cords in a flash! Kids dig it because it’s faster and less cumbersome than traditional knitting. Once knitted, the cords can be made into things like googly-eyed snakes, purse handles, gift ribbons, or the Twister Scarf seen here. Hey, don’t just sit there, let your fingers do the knitting!
How-To Finger Knit
Twister Finger Knit Scarf Directions
3 different colors of the same weight yarn
Tapestry Needle (optional)
- Finger knit 1, 48” cord in each of the 3 colors.
- Tape the ends of all 3 cords down to a table or the floor.
- Braid cords together.
- Using tapestry needle and a strand of yarn, sew an “X” at either end of the braid to
tack the cord pieces together. Alternatively, you can skip the sewing and just knot the ends.
- Trim yarn tails to about 1”-2”
Finger Knitting Fun!
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