Category Archives: Sweater Crafts

Cashmere Long Johns

The sweater socks I made for DH a few weeks ago turned out so well, I’m excited to be doing another sweater craft project, that of turning a sweater into a pair of long johns! I got the idea from … Continue reading

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Better Boots

DH and I both looove our ugly rubber barn boots! They keep our feet dry while we shovel or blow snow, do yard work, and walk in and around our stream. But they’re not very comfortable or warm. Their soles … Continue reading

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Sweater / Mittens / Bag / Socks

I bought this Eddie Bauer 100% wool sweater at a thrift store about six years ago. Sweater Yes, you heard right, I said six years. lol. Mittens I bought it because it told me that it would make Beautiful Mittens … Continue reading

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A Noro Sweater Turned Vest

When I was digging through all my wool yarns and sweaters, preparing for the move into my new craft room, I rediscovered a zippered cardigan that I bought at Sal’s for $1.99 sometime B.B. (Before Blog). I think it’s the … Continue reading

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My Solar-Heated Crochet Salon

After several days without electricity, like those following our recent snowstorm, your mind may begin seeing common objects in new ways. Many times I’ve complained that my dark-colored car gets too hot during the summer, but last Friday I realized … Continue reading

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Twin Cardigans – Twin Hats?

I grabbed this Eddie Bauer wool and alpaca cardigan at Sal’s last month, along with the ball of light grey yarn that ended up as part of DH’s balaclava. It had a half-off color tag, so it was only $2. … Continue reading

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