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.
Advertisement
Materials
- A sweater
- Scissors
- Pins
- Sewing machine
Instructions
1. Lay your sweater on a flat surface, and smooth out any wrinkles.
DIY Everywhere
2. Cut a strip off the bottom of the sweater, approximately 6-8 inches.
DIY Everywhere
3. Cut along the seams, and remove the sleeves.
DIY Everywhere
4. Cut along the side hemline on both sides of the sweater.
DIY Everywhere
5. Align and straighten the sweater, again smoothing out any wrinkles.
DIY Everywhere
Cut a second strip to be the same width as the first.
DIY Everywhere
6. Cut along the side hemline of the strip, creating one long piece of fabric.
7. Pin the strips end to end.
DIY Everywhere
8. Serge the ends together.
DIY Everywhere
9. Fold the hem in slightly and stitch.
DIY Everywhere
DIY Everywhere
Advertisement
Try it on!
DIY Everywhere
Resources DIY Everywhere

Who knew there were so many awesome things you could do with crates? These ideas are pure genius!
December 7   ·  
Advertisement
Sometimes, one can do the prettiest things for the house or the garden with objects that have been lying around the house for ages and that we never thought could have another use but to go in the trash.
December 7   ·  
Learn to repurpose old buttons by creating a useful item for your home. These coasters are a quick, simple craft that will have a big impact in a cozy room.
December 7   ·  
Now, THIS is a showstopper of a DIY.
December 5   ·  
Looking to give your kitchen a makeover? Here's a painting shortcut — and the payoff is gorgeous.
November 17   ·  
Most of us have more than one of these lying around somewhere!
November 10   ·