How to Make Mittens from Old Sweaters
How to Make Mittens from Old Sweaters. Sweaters are warm and cozy, but they don't last forever. Instead of throwing an old sweater out, why not turn it into something new? With a simple pattern and a few minutes' time, you can have a pair...
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Cuddly warm patchwork scarf crafted from recycled sweaters. Basic black and gray. Great color combination... Don't like the look of the exposed stitches? Turn it inside out for a completely different look! ThankfulfRose scarves may include wool, angora, cashmere, cotton or acrylic sweaters. Best to hand wash and lie flat to dry, just as you would your best sweaters.
Wool throw blanket crafted from recycled sweaters
This wool throw quilt is crafted from wool sweaters sourced from my local thrift store. The sweaters are felted, deconstructed and cut into quilt squares. I machine stitch the throw top, but attach the backing entirely by hand using a contrasting blanket stitch. This throw is approximately 40"x60", and done in shades of soft gray, cream and blue. The backing is a soft gray fleece. This would make the perfect gift for someone special, or a wonderful treat for yourself. Thank you for…
15 Ways to Re-use an Old Sweater - Family Style Schooling
If you're like me, you might have an old sweater or two that you're never going to wear again. Here are 15 ideas for giving those old sweaters new life!
Freecycle USA - FREECYCLE USA
Freecycle USA | Recycled products for the Home and Outdoors. Huge selection of Green, Organic and Recycled products available to help you, your community, and the environment by saving money, energy, and natural resources.
Up-cycled Sweater Quilt - Made By Barb - reuse those old knits
Don't be wasteful, reuse those sweaters when you purge and add some unique quilt to your sofa, easy and versatile. No special sewing skills needed
RECYCLE – RY
I fell in love with this free project from Crafts n’ Things Magazine. It’s not actually crochet as you make it with wool sweaters scrounged from the thrift store or your closet. But, …
Mitten Making Mania with free pattern - Made By Barb - felted wool, leather
Use the free pattern to make mittens of all types. Felted wool Blankets or felted sweaters or old leather garments make great mittens!
Super Easy to Make Cute Norwegian Christmas Gnomes
These cute Norwegian Christmas gnomes are so easy to make and cost virtually nothing to make. 10 minutes for a fabulous handmade Christmas decoration.
Easy fleece mittens
Cut out two Get the Pattern here! Cut so the stretch is from thumb to thumb Fold up the bottom 1/2 to hem the wrists, use a Zig Zag stitch Tac the end of the elastic at
Recycled Norwegian Christmas Gnomes
"These super cute Norwegian Christmas Gnomes are a traditional Christmas decoration all over Scandinavia. My gnomes only take 10 minutes to make and are made from recycled and repurposed materials. The hats are made from sweater felt and the beards with faux fur from old clothing. The main body of these Christmas gnomes is a wooden branch. You can make these gnomes any size you want. I think supersized Christmas gnomes made with logs would look fabulous next to the fireplace."
Warm Woolen and Wonderful
So, I found this pink wool sweater at a thrift store. I think it was misplaced in the kid's section of my favorite store which means I got it for 89 cents! I also had this plain brown hat that needed a little something extra added to it's band. First I cut the sleeves off. I'm still not sure what else I will make out of the sweater, but this way I still have a big rectangle of fabric available. Next, I cut the sleeve into 2 pieces. I don't think there was any reason for the place that I…
Wonderful Cute Repurposed Sweater Tree Ornaments
I keep all the family's old woolen sweaters and felt them. I use the felted sweaters to make patchwork throws and cute pillows last year I made some cute cookie cutter ornaments with them (click here to see).That's not all I then keep all the leftover bits of felt scraps from these projects to make even more crafts like Christmas felt garlands and tassels. This time I repurposed the felt scraps to make some super cute tree ornaments.These were so easy and loads of fun to make, I ended…