Easy Hand-Knit Kids' Scarf and Heart Pin

New to knitting? This is just the project for you! Keep your little one bundled up this winter with a hand-knit scarf that's a snap to make. Finish it off with a plush, embroidered heart pin that's the sweetest embellishment.

Original_Marianne-Canada-Child-Scarf-Lulu-Canada-Beauty4_s3x4

Materials Needed:

  • 1 skein chunky weight yarn
  • size 11 knitting needles
  • crochet hook
  • embroidery thread
  • embroidery needle
  • batting or stuffing
  • 4" x 8" piece of fabric
  • fabric scissors or pinking shears
  • hot glue gun
  • safety pin

Instructions for Scarf

Create slipknot with yarn (Image 1) and tighten on needle (Image 2).

Cast on 13 stiches.

Knit until desired length. Note: Pictured scarf is roughly 3 feet long.

Original_Marianne-Canada-Knitted-Scarf-Step-2_s4x3

Bind off finished scarf and tuck yarn end in with crochet hook.

Instructions for Heart Pin

Original_Marianne-Canada-Knitted-Scarf-Step-3_s4x3

Fold rectangle of fabric in half and cut into a heart shape.

Using embroidery thread, stich around the heart shape, leaving a 1-inch gap for your stuffing.

Cut piece of batting or stuffing roughly the size/shape of heart, and stuff the pin (Image 1). Stich gap closed (Image 2).

Using hot glue, glue large safety pin to back of stuffed heart (Image 1). Cover with small piece of felt (Image 2). You're done!

Original_Marianne-Canada-Valentines-Heart-Pin-Step1_s4x3

Now you can attach the finished pin to your scarf.

Original_Marianne-Canada-Valentines-Heart-Pin-Step2_s4x3

Original_Marianne-Canada-Heart-Pin-Beauty1_s4x3

Next Up

More from: Valentine's Day

Catch Up With Our Blogs

We're serving up the latest news, gorgeous style, crafty DIY projects, clever entertaining tips and more. Consider these your design digests.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.