It’s that time again…time to throw on your coziest clothes and break out the sweaters! Don’t even pretend like you don’t have a pile of old sweaters that for some sentimental reason or another you can’t seem to part with (even though you know you’ll never wear them again). Instead of chucking them or letting the moths have a year-round feast, turn them into something you’ll use!  We know you’ll love these 5 cozy upcycle tutorials as much as we do.

Upcycle Sweater Dress from Melissa Esplin




















Turn that old sweater vest into a sweater dress for the little one! 

Upcycle Headband from Lana Red






















How delicate and soft does this braided upcycled headband look?

Upcycle Ear Warmer from Delia Creates

















Rather go the ear warmer route? Throw some handmade application details on there too while you’re at it!

Upcycled Scarflette from I Am Momma Hear Me Roar








Love the oversized buttons on this upcycled scarflette!

Upcycle Gift Wrap from Boxwood Clippings



















How festive is this upcycled sweater wrapping paper for the holidays? So cozy!


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