20 Cool Things to Make with Old Sweaters

Probably, each of us has some old and ugly sweaters, which are collecting dust in the closet. Instead of throwing them away, you can turn your old sweaters into something new and completely loveable. From pillows to coffee cozies to ornaments, here are 20 ways to repurpose old sweaters!

1. Sweater Bag

Sweater Bag

Upcycle an old sweater and turn it into a cute winter bag! (Tutorial: Lana Red Studio)

2. Upcycled Sweater Cowl

upcycled sweater cowl

Make cozy cowl out of sweater to get ready for the cool weather. (Tutorial: StuffStephDoes)

3. Sweater Bangle

sweater bangle

Make an adorable bracelet out of sweater for a fun fall accessory. (Tutorial: A Bit of Sunshine)

4. Recycled Sweater Pillow

recycled sweater pillow

Use old sweaters to make super cute and comfy pillow covers for your couch. (Tutorial: Just Crafty Enough)

5. Sweater Laptop Case

Sweater Laptop Case

Rather than spending money on some uninspired plastic case, make this adorable case for your laptop from an old sweater! (Tutorial: The Merrythought)

6. Recycled Sweater Wrapping

Recycled Sweater Wrapping

Use recycled sweater sleeves as gift wrap. (Tutorial: My So Called Crafty Life)

7. Sweater-Wrapped Candle Holders

Sweater-Wrapped Candle Holders

Make these cozy and stylish sweater-wrapped candle holders. (Tutorial: Just Crafty Rnough)

8. Sweater Patch Blanket

Sweater Patch Blanket

If you have got a serious surplus of sweaters, this blanket is a beautiful project to make. (Tutorial: Freshly Found)

9. Easy Coffee Cozy

Easy Coffee Cozy

Break out a wool sweater and make some fun coffee cozies! (Tutorial: Everynothing Wonderful)

10. Sweater Lampshade

Sweater Lampshade

Turn an old sweater into a cute wintery lampshade. (Tutorial: Farm Fresh Therapy)

11. Make Mittens from Sweaters in Minutes

Make Mittens from Sweaters in Minutes

Stay warm and enjoy your handmade mittens every winter! (Tutorial: Creme de la Craft)

12. Sweater Wrapped Ornaments

Sweater Wrapped Ornaments

Complete the Christmas tree with sweater wrapped ornaments! (Tutorial: It All Started With Paint)

13. The Sweater Lamp

The Sweater Lamp

Sweater lamp? Yes.. no kidding! This will make your room more cozy for sure. (Tutorial: Instructables)

14. A Sweater Covered Pot

A sweater covered pot

Another great way to upcycle part of a sweater and add some personality to your decor. (Tutorial: A Cultivated Nest)

15. Sweater Sleeve Trees

sweater sleeve trees

Use old sweaters and foam cones to make these charming tree decorations! (Tutorial: Mad in Crafts)

16. Sweater Wreath

Sweater Wreath

Change up your old sweaters and make this great Sweater Wreath for any season. (Tutorial: Crafts’n Coffee)

17. Felted Pumpkin

Felted Pumpkin

Turn an old sweater into a felted pumpkin for fall! (Tutorial: Hubpages)

18. Box bag

Box bag

This is the coolest looking bag I have seen in a while! Love the fabric and color combinations. (Tutorial: Truly Myrtle)

19. Pet Bed from Recycled Sweaters

Pet Bed from Recycled Sweaters

Use wool sweaters to make a cushy bed for your favorite pet. (Tutorial: CraftStylish)

20. Recycled Sweater Vase

Recycled Sweater Vase

Cover a few glass bottles with sweaters to make these wonderful vases! (Tutorial: The Girl by the Sea)

20 Cool Things to Make with Old Sweaters

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