How To Make Sweater Mittens Out Of An Old Sweater

When your favorite sweater becomes too old and worn to wear, but you would really love to keep it, a great way to use it, is in this really cool up-cycling idea to make some sweater mittens from it.
This simple tutorial only has 5 easy to follow steps and only requires a few materials you are likely to have lying around the house already…

You will need:
  • An old favorite wool sweater;
  •  Marker pen
  •  A pair of scissors
  • Straight pins
  • Sewing needle & thread (matching the color of the sweater)
  • Buttons, additional embroidery floss for decoration

  1. Flip the sweater inside out and trace the outline of your hand
  2. Cut around your marking with a 2 cm border & pin the pieces together ready for sewing
  3. Sew along the border, as close to the outline of your hand as possible
  4. Once sewn, cut around the border and flip inside out
  5. Step 5 – Decorate as you wish…