11/27/2013 01:04 pm ET

Making A DIY Scarf For Kids Is Easy With This Clever Trick

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A few years ago we had a moth problem in our apartment that left some of my favorite cashmere sweaters with holes that were too big to repair. Bereft and grieving, I couldn't bear to throw them away--they were so luxurious. And so dang expensive! While pregnant with my daughter I stashed them in our basement, thinking I'd have some brilliant idea of how to repurpose them sometime in the future.

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