Recycled sweaters

Collection by Marcia Loomis • Last updated 12 days ago


DIY Easy Felt Christmas Ornaments

Today we are making DIY felt Christmas ornaments using only felt, a few beads, some thread and out free printable ornament template. These little felt Christmas ornaments are so easy to make yourself, but look

5 On Friday: 5 Cool And Unique Ways To Reuse Old Sweaters | Worthing Court

Old sweaters – we all have them lying around. Maybe what you have is out of style or you just don’t like them anymore. Or maybe they shrank in the wash. Oops. Here are 5 cool and unique ways to actually do something with them instead of just letting them take up space. ... Read More about 5 On Friday: 5 Cool And Unique Ways To Reuse Old Sweaters

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...

DIY Sweater Hat, Gloves, & Scarf Upcycle - Jennifer Maker

Brr, it’s chilly outside! Sweater hats and sweater gloves and sweater scarfs to the rescue! Why sweaters? Anyone who has seen my sweater coats (autumn sweater coat, winter sweater coat, and spring sweater coat) knows how much I love to play with old sweaters. I’ve been collecting sweaters for a while now and I have quite...Read More »

Recycled Sweater Mittens

I HATE being cold as I have a hard time warming back up. I'm one of those who would rather be hot than cold any day! The weather here is ...

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!

Make Quick Mittens

Hi! I’m Heather from Dollar Store Crafts, a daily blog devoted to making cool crafts with dollar store stuff. I’m so excited to be swapping holiday posts with Dot! Do you love felted sweaters as mu…

Sweater Mitten Tutorial

Before we start the mitten tutorial, I want to share my favorite story from the mitten class. Marie was using a sweater that belonged to her grandmother. She was making mittens for all 5 of her sis…

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

How to make mittens from old sweaters!

How to make sweater mittens, including a printable pattern for sweater mittens. SO easy - make a new pair of mittens in just 20 minutes!

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!

14 New Things You Can Do with an Old Sweater

Before sending a bag of old sweaters to the thrift store, try repurposing them in creative new ways.

50 Amazingly Creative Upcycling Projects For Old Sweaters

Have I mentioned how much I love to upcycle? You know, when you take something that has served its original purpose and then use it to create something amazing and new? The entire concept just

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