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« on: October 29, 2012 04:47:12 AM »

Hi guys!

So, in September I participated in a project that was all about refashioning. I picked up this 1 grey sweater at my local thrift shop and decided to do something fun with it!



I created a pair of mittens & a cowl.





And I still have a bunch of leftover sweater. Any ideas on how to use it?



C & c appreciated, let me know what you think Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2012 04:59:05 AM »

Capelet or cropped jacket would work... Maybe with some faux leather on the bottom for contrast? I love the mitts! They look so cool and textured, I've never really gotten into knitting so I think I might have to make a pair too. Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2012 07:20:55 AM »

draught excluder?
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« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2012 09:49:50 AM »

These are so awesome! Love the mittens, they look so warm and snuggly! I would take that last bit, split it right down the front center, finish your edges and maybe add some cute lace, put a button at the top and use it like a shrug! Would be totally cute with a long sleeved T-shirt, jeans and boots!
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