Tag Archives: hat

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 sisters from the sweater, so … Continue reading

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I’m so excited!

I’ve been featured on Green Issues by Agy! Click here to read the article, then check out the rest of her green ideas.

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Sweater to hat tutorial

  Start with a thrift store sweater. This one was 50 cents on Wednesday at my friendly neighborhood thrift store. It’s mostly acrylic and a little bit of wool. Kind of itchy and way too small for me. Cut up … Continue reading

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From sweater to hat and mittens

I started with this thrift store sweater. I first cut off the sleeves. Then cut up the sides. Then using this mitten tutorial http://fivegreenacres.wordpress.com/2009/12/07/sweater-mitten-tutorial/ (and a hat tutorial that I’m still looking for to create a link for you) I made this … Continue reading

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