Tag Archives: sweater hat

The Envelope, Please….

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season! I’d like to thank everyone who took the time to go over and check out my new You Tube channel.  Its been fun to experiment with imovie and iphoto. One of … Continue reading

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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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Almost ready……

My next victim….. I’ve chosen this sweater to demonstrate how to make mittens from an old sweater. The class is on Tuesday and I’m almost ready. Sweater collection to share at the class. I can’t wait to see all the … Continue reading

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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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