Mom turned an old sweater into the most gorgeous accessory

Cleaning out your closet and not sure what to do with your old sweaters? Luckily, this project will solve that problem. You can easily create gorgeous infinity scarves by using sweaters you no longer wear.
Not only are you upcycling old clothes that are just collecting dust on the hangers, but you're giving your wardrobe a makeover in the process. Infinity scarves are the ideal accessory, providing both fashion and function when you wear them. Keep your neck warm this winter, and show off your timeless style while doing so.
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Materials
- A sweater
- Scissors
- Pins
- Sewing machine
Instructions
1. Lay your sweater on a flat surface, and smooth out any wrinkles.
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2. Cut a strip off the bottom of the sweater, approximately 6-8 inches.
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3. Cut along the seams, and remove the sleeves.
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4. Cut along the side hemline on both sides of the sweater.
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5. Align and straighten the sweater, again smoothing out any wrinkles.
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Cut a second strip to be the same width as the first.
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6. Cut along the side hemline of the strip, creating one long piece of fabric.
7. Pin the strips end to end.
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8. Serge the ends together.
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9. Fold the hem in slightly and stitch.
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