And while we're on the subject...

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Turn and old sweater like this..

To this!

Here's how..


64 comments:

Diana Mieczan said...

I am going to do that! Such a smart idea and it looks adorable:)
Have a lovely afternoon..

Ps: my dogs are begging for a walk...hahah..so I am off

Kisses

Nikki said...

Amazing! I'm giving it a try.

style'n said...

simply amazing but unlike Diana I don't think I can do it!

Lenore @ Lather. Write. Repeat. said...

So cute and cozy!

XO
Lenore

Liz said...

This is brilliant, I want to thrift a big cozy (cheap) sweater that I can cut up!

Lisette said...

Love it! Looks so nice

styleforlife said...

Brilliant and so simple! xx

jeanette from everton terrace said...

I'm afraid I couldn't do it either but I do have some skilled friends I might call up...

Dancing Branflake said...

No way!!!! That is amazing!

Valerie said...

What a great idea! I love this look and will definitely have to try this. Thanks, Krystal!

xo
Valerie

Signe said...

great idea :D

Fräulein Klein said...

So cute!
Have a nice evening,
Yvonne

Hannie said...

Thanks a lot for inspiration! We have many old sweaters at home and now one of them can be useful :)
xoxo from Hannie

Emily Jane said...

What a neat idea! Love it!

Hollie said...

I love this! But I am sad that I JUST took a bag of old sweaters to goodwill yesterday!!! :[ And yeah, I dreamt about cowls last nite. In my dream I lost my favorite one. It was tragic. haha.

Teenage Bride said...

I am in awe!!! and now I am upset that I just donated a bunch of old sweaters lol

Silver Strands said...

Holy COW! Thanks for sharing :)
oxoxoo
Denalee

Alina A. said...

wow, that`s pretty amazing.xx

http://provocativecouture.blogspot.com/

Kristin Hjellegjerde said...

Fab idea:) And yes you have to see "Unbearable lightness of being" Directed by Philip Kaufmann with fantastic actors: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette BInoche, Lena Olin... unforgetable:)

Living like Laree said...

have to say id definately wear the sweater, rather than the scarf. buit cool diy find!

ellie said...

That's so lovely. I know I can do this with some of my brother's old sweaters. Great to find! Thanks.

Meg said...

what a great idea!! and relatively simple (and even better, FREE!)

Annie said...

sooooo cool!!! I have to give it a try! xo

Natalie said...

Love it! I have a few sweaters I never wear anymore, I definitely want to try this!

E said...

What a great use of an old sweater! Repurposing is the best.

Nell said...

Genius! xx

Carolina said...

This is wonderful! Looks so cozy!

nookie said...

that's an old sweater? I like it that way:))

lady_flower123 said...

U make scarf from old sweater?

BusyB said...

soooooooooo that is just too darn creative!!! WOW! that is soo cool!

HAPPY TUESDAY!

kelli g. { bug miscellany } said...

that is so freaking clever!

Rita said...

That looks amazing!
I can't believe I gave away all those old sweaters when I could have kept one for this!

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love is colder than death said...

heheh, hellow lovely! :D

MarchMusings said...

I wouldn't have thought of that at all. Resourceful idea, that.

Heidi said...

Thats amazing...I have lots of those sweaters.

Kerry said...

soo clever!!!!

PinkOrchids said...

I actually quite liked the old sweater... what a shame it's all cut up now haha!! But that is really cool, your posts are always cool! =) xX

Fashion Meets Food said...

brilliant! Love it!!!

xo

Sophia (my visual illusions) said...

I love that sweater!

heather yalin said...

just to say... hands down awesome!

Gina said...

Fun. fun :)

Are you crafty? I'd like to be.

k no more stalking, i'm gonna go actually do some work now :)

Josie said...

I love it -- so cute!
xo Josie
http://winksmilestyle.blogspot.com

Melissa B. said...

Gosh, it's been so hot here...can't wait for the cold weather to arrive. Temps are supposed to plunge on Friday.

Gracie said...

I'm amazing how much you can change old clothes into something new!

Punctuation Mark said...

love it... it's like and instant neck warmer!

Kristin said...

SUCH a lovely rework!

SMASH said...

ooh what a cool diy!

xx
MILK TEETHS

Faiza said...

oh what a terrific tutorial! happy day to you k!

Marie said...

Genius idea ! Let me find a pair of scissors and I'm ready to go :) Thanks for sharing, this is really brilliant xx

Jesse said...

Very cute!

Wild and Precious said...

way awesome!!

very married said...

but i kinda love that old sweater too!

lancelonie said...

Nice idea, Krystal! :)

Lady Grey said...

Love this idea!!

brittany said...

oh what a darling little idea! so cute. i just love a good chunky sweatery scarf.

Kelsey said...

that looks like my sweater i posted a few posts back! wow i love both the before and after. something about cozy old sweaters tho that i love. i never can get rid of them, so turning them into accessories and other pieces is awesome <3

Kenzie Chesnut said...

thank you thank you thank you!! I'm going to do that soon
kenize

Creature Gorgeous said...

Eek. Must do this. What's not to love? Repurposing, free, handmade. Thanks for sharing!

LyddieGal said...

awww, what a cute idea!
(I actually really like that sweater thought, I wouldn't want to cut it up)

Chic on the Cheap

redumbrellachronicles said...

Wow! Super creative and inspiring. Fab post! Thanks.

http://redumbrellachronicles.wordpress.com

Catita said...

i love this idea! but i like it her sweater...hehehe!
xoxo
Catita

Pilar said...

ooh this is such a great idea! thanks for sharing...

Leigha said...

This is awesome! I have an old cableknit sweater that is still in great condition, but a little too "GAP 2005". Perfect.

Leigha

P.S. I am finally catching up on your blog - forgive the onslought of comments. I have missed my Village. Smile.

Mary Lou (not really a pseudonym) said...

a bit offtopic but I love, love that coat!

 

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