cabled vest/cowl - *Inspiration* this one is knit but you could easily crochet this so pull out your favorite scarf pattern and get to crocheting. You may need to adjust the width of the scarf. Once your scarf is long enough, wrap it around yourse.
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Use old sweaters to wrap a cutie package. Here just the sleeve has been used and a strip if the sleeve for the other you can use some Elmer's glue on the back side edges so not to ravel or sew on machine around it. WHAT A GREAT IDEA!