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Bell Scarves, Hats, and Mittens




Adorn store-bought hats, scarves, and mittens with bells before wrapping them to give as gifts. Here, we sewed small bells in different colors onto the cuff of the hat; a larger bell hangs from braided yarn sewn into the crease on top. Three silver bells sewn onto the backs will help youngsters find their mittens. A scarf trimmed to match makes an ensemble that fairly begs to go ice-skating.

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Martha Stewart Living, December 2001



Reviews (6)

  • nennerb 16 Dec, 2008

    OMG!! LLL, I remember doing the same thing in school (jingle bells on my tennies). Too funny! Thanks for reminding me of that.

  • susangia 12 Dec, 2008

    Be careful not to use jingle bells on mittens of children under 3 (choking hazard).

  • legacyfarm 12 Dec, 2008

    Perfectly suited for someone you don't know what to fet for them - and one of a kind. Easy project and very cute. I had been puzzled what to get a little girl that has everything - she will love it.

  • LovelyLadyLaura 12 Dec, 2008

    Absolutely adorable! Very inexpensive, but truly unique. Reminds me of when we put jingle bells in our lace-up Ked's tennis shoes in school--so we would "jingle" as we walked down the halls!

  • BreVana 12 Dec, 2008

    You can find different colors and look under (Mirrors,Magnets, Bells,Sequins,Etc.) They have red,green,blue,silver

  • ShellyTop 12 Dec, 2008

    I've looked for the tiny colored bells for another project as well. All I find is gold and silver. I'm looking for red and green. Any suggestions on where I could find these?