"How to Braid a Scarf" Step 1: Tie a basic knot, leave enough room to slip the hole around ur head. Step 2: Turn ur knot as seen in the pic. See 3 parts of the scarf u can braid w/. The 1st is by my left thumb. The 2nd is the middle part which is touching my left middle finger & the 3rd part my right thumb is touching. With these 3 parts, start braiding. Step 3: let the ends of the braid fall loose, throw it over ur head & have the braided side on ur left or right side.