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7 New Uses For Old Sweaters

7 New Uses For Old Sweaters

Organizing and cleaning out closets can sometimes turn up clothing that doesn’t get worn often. Sweaters are one item that normally either receives a lot of wear during cold months, or is pushed to the back of the pile if the style is outdated or uncomfortable. The following are a range of ideas for reusing old sweaters that will give them an updated look and a new life. Knitted sweaters that are soft can be cut and easily turned into hats. A homemade elfin hat is a great way to upcycle an ugly or stretched out sweater. Also, this tutorial… read more

Reuse Your Old Sweaters

Reuse old Sweaters

Sweaters that will probably never be worn again can be given new roles. Consider upcycling them into functional or wearable new pieces. Things for the home like pillows, blankets and rugs can be made from sweaters. They can also be converted into potholders, baskets and even bags. Additionally, dolls and soft toys can be born from a forgotten sweater. Sweaters that you may not be able to part with, but don’t necessarily want to wear as is, can be made into new clothes. Gloves, hats and scarves can be crafted from sweaters. Many projects can be done that do not even require… read more