Upcycled Knit Sweater Cowl

I tried to simplify Christmas last year.  
For each of the grandparents, great grands and my sister I put together home-made gift baskets.  Inside each one was a selection of my canning, a copy of our Cookbook, crocheted wash clothes that I purchased at a craft fair and a scarf and/or cowl that I created for each recipient.

Here’s the Upcycled Knit Sweater Cowl that I made for my lil’ sis…

I love the color and the chunky knit. 
I made one for myself too ~ how could I not?
My gorgeous little sister, Alicia, is modelling her new scarf.  
And may I just say that I told her to put on something with long sleeves?!?  Seriously, it’s January!! lol  
I wished that we lived closer.  The upcycling possibilities would be endless.
 This is the old sweater that I used to create two cowls.  
I simply cut off the cowl neck, cut it straight down the center, sewed it back up and attached buttons.
Cheri’s Upcycled Scarflette  tutorial was my inspiration.

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13 Comments

  1. Adrianne Surian says

    Oh brilliant. I was drooling over a crochet pattern for a similar cowl, and wondering if I should give it a try – but duh! Use something I don’t wear anymore that’s ALREADY KNITTED. Seriously, why does someone else always have to point out the obvious? 😀 Pinning this!

    Following you now ~ I’d love to see you drop by Happy Hour Projects and link up at my Friday party sometime!

    Adrianne
    http://www.happyhourprojects.com

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