10 Ways to Upcycle Sweaters

Don’t forget your closets and drawers when searching for scraps to use for sewing projects. Old sweaters hold a lot of potential when it comes to winter sewing. Repurposing an old sweater into something more useful is the ultimate upcycle sewing project. No fabric wasted is our motto! If taking up knitting isn’t in your future, making use of the lovely knitted fabric from a sweater is a great way to add knitted accessories to your wardrobe without knitting needles. If you don’t have old sweaters lingering in your closet, a quick trip to your local thrift store might be in order.

10 Upcycled Sweater Sewing Projects
  1. Easy Cable Knit Skirt Refashion
  2. DIY Fingerless Gloves from a Sweater
  3. Make a Sweater Into Mittens
  4. Upcycled Sweater Slippers
  5. Braided Sweater Scarf
  6. Upcycled Sweater Quilt
  7. Sew a Beanie Hat from an Old Sweater
  8. Sweater Kitty
  9. Make Boot Socks from a Sweater
  10. Re-purposed Sweater Pillows

Be sure to check out the Upcycled Coffee Cozy post for one more way to upcycle sweaters.

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