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25 Upcycled Sweater Tutorials

Something about cold weather always makes me want to craft the day away. Throw upcycling in the mix and I might as well be singing So Long, Farewell until next year. A project is too fun to pass up when you know there is a – turn this into this – involved. Dish out those old sweaters you can’t bear to toss out and turn them into something completely new with these 25 Upcycled Sweater Tutorials…


  • Fingerless Gloves 1 of 25
    Fingerless Gloves
    Give your hands some extra warmth with fingerless gloves.
    Find out more at Whole Living.
  • Baby Beanies 2 of 25
    Baby Beanies
    Make a variety of baby beanies from old sweaters.
    Find out more at Make it and Love it.
  • Stylish Blazer 3 of 25
    Stylish Blazer
    Sew a stylish blazer for yourself that is also soft and comfy.
    Find out more at Dee Construction.
  • Mama Sweater into Baby Sweater 4 of 25
    Mama Sweater into Baby Sweater
    Turn any ol' sweater of yours into a brand new baby sweater.
    Find out more at The Girl Creative.
  • Baby Leggings 5 of 25
    Baby Leggings
    Sew an old sweater into a pair of adorable baby leggings.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Anthropologie Inspired Scarf 6 of 25
    Anthropologie Inspired Scarf
    Follow this simple tutorial for turning a sweater into an Anthropologie inspired scarf.
    Find out more at New Green Mama.
  • Fall Handbag 7 of 25
    Fall Handbag
    Turn a wool sweater into a felted wool handbag.
    Find out more at Sweet Grace.
  • Sweater Dress 8 of 25
    Sweater Dress
    Upcycle your sweater into an adorable sweater dress for her.
    Find out more at Make it and Love it.
  • Winter Hat 9 of 25
    Winter Hat
    These winter hats would make great and very inexpensive gifts for loved ones.
    Find out more at See Kate Sew.
  • Warm Boots 10 of 25
    Warm Boots
    Keep your toes warm with a new pair of boots from a sweater.
    Find out more at Instructables.
  • Holiday Skirt 11 of 25
    Holiday Skirt
    Cut up an old sweater into an adorable skirt.
    Find out more at Dana's Fashion Blog.
  • Little Dude Vest 12 of 25
    Little Dude Vest
    Dress up your little dude in a fall vest made from an adult sweater.
    Find out more at Dana Made It.
  • Cutest Cardigan 13 of 25
    Cutest Cardigan
    Cut down the middle and sew to transform any full sweater into a cute cardigan.
    Find out more at vanilla Joy.
  • Sling Purse 14 of 25
    Sling Purse
    Stitch yourself a new purse for every day from a sweater.
    Find out more at Make it and Love it.
  • Mittens 15 of 25
    Mittens
    Keep your fingers nice and toasty with a pair of sweater gloves.
    Find out more at A Beautiful Mess.
  • Wine Wrap 16 of 25
    Wine Wrap
    Giving wine as a gift looks that much cuter in a fall wine wrap.
    Find out more at Grey Likes Weddings.
  • Ear Warmers 17 of 25
    Ear Warmers
    Cut up a wool sweater to make these flower ear warmers.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Tree Ornament 18 of 25
    Tree Ornament
    Use a sweater sleeve to make a festive ornament to give as a gift.
    Find out more at Better Homes and Gardens.
  • Ruffle Cardigan 19 of 25
    Ruffle Cardigan
    Turn a drab sweater into a pretty and girly cardigan.
    Find out more at Tea Rose Home.
  • Beanie for You 20 of 25
    Beanie for You
    Get the tips for learning how to sew with sweater knit.
    Find out more at A Beautiful Mess.
  • Comfy Pillows 21 of 25
    Comfy Pillows
    Buy thrifted sweaters for cheap and turn them into gorgeous winter pillows.
    Find out more at Brassy Apple.
  • Gift Wrap 22 of 25
    Gift Wrap
    Wrap your gifts in old sweaters for unique gift wrap.
    Find out more at Boxwood Clippings.
  • Sweater Stockings 23 of 25
    Sweater Stockings
    Instead of buying stockings this year, make keepsake stockings from old sweaters.
    Find out more at MADE.
  • Vase and Candle Holders 24 of 25
    Vase and Candle Holders
    Wrap a candle holder or vase in a sweater sleeve to give it a warm and wintry look.
    Find out more at By Stephanie Lynn.
  • Infinity Scarf 25 of 25
    Infinity Scarf
    Sew a stylish infinity scarf for yourself in less than an hour.
    Find out more at Adventures in Dressmaking.

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