Farah Malik and Dana Arbib, the industrious duo behind accessories line A Peace Treaty, are major champions of handcrafted practices (and employ skilled artisans in South America, Asia, and the Middle East). Their DIY necklace project provides you with the opportunity to perfect your own technique. Now on to the crafting!
A medium-size handkerchief, scarf, or bandanna
Thick chain necklaces
A small carabiner key chain
Step 1: Lay scarf down flat. Start folding both sides toward the middle until you arrive at a strip about one and a half inches wide.
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Step 2: Take the folded strip and iron to flatten down. Tie middle of strip into a neat, large knot.
Step 3: Tie two more knots on either side of the central knot.
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Step 4: Tie one end of the scarf onto the key chain. Clip the key chain onto the necklace.
Step 5: Tie the other end of the scarf onto a dangling piece of chain.
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Step 6: Try it on!