How To Make Mittens Out Of An Old Sweater

If you have an old sweater collecting dust in your closet, but can’t bare to part ways with it, then this is what you need to do…make some super cute mittens from it. This tutorial is easy to follow meaning even the most novice of sewers could achieve it.

It literally take s a matter of minutes!

All you need is the following materials:

• 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

These are the really simple steps to follow:

Step 1 – Flip the sweater inside out and trace the outline of your hand

Step 2 – Cut around your marking with a 2 cm border & pin the pieces together ready for sewing

Step 3 – Sew along the border, as close to the outline of your hand as possible

Step 4 – Once sewn, cut around the border and flip inside out

Step 5 – Decorate as you wish…

Watch this short video to see exactly how it’s done:

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