8 Unique Recycled DIY Sweater Craft Ideas To Try Right Now

In the world of art and crafts, there is nothing that you can’t use as your raw material. From tin cans to the bottles of wine, everything can be transformed into something very unique and decorative. So, if you have some old sweaters in your home which you do not like wearing any more or they don’t fit you anymore, include them in your weekend DIY crafting projects and you can not even imagine how brilliantly they would serve you. Today’s post will show you some amazing DIY sweater craft ideas which are adorable, cost-effective, and would transform your home in a wink of an eye. So, let’s jump into the ideas.


Unique Recycled DIY Sweater Craft Ideas To Try Right Now:

Floor Pillow Poufs:


During the cold months, floor pillow puffs are ideal decorative sitting items when you are just cozying around in your home. Before you buy them from the stores, why not give it a try to make it by yourself. Go for some bright hued sweaters and transform them into nice functional home décor floor poufs. Your kids would love these pieces and it can also be an interesting bed for your pets. Here goes the tutorial.


Cozy Mug Cover-Ups:


Pretty old sweaters can turn to be such amazing things. Your not so pretty mugs can have an amazing makeover with your old sweaters. Go for pastel hues or pop up colors according to your likings and transform your old cups into petite beauties. You will feel cozy while you hold your cups and they are no doubt such stunning decorative items. Check out the tutorial.


Felted Sweater Hearts:


As the Christmas is just a few days left and you are probably busy planning your Christmas decorations, these cute felted sweater hearts are gonna serve you like anything. And when the Christmas jazz is all over, you can incorporate this prettiness into your home decorations too.



Old Sweater Wreath:



Wreaths are absolute game changers when it comes to talking about home decorations, and wreaths made up of upcycled sweaters! sounds interesting though. You can definitely buy decorative wreaths from the shops but during this run of the price hike, transforming your old stuff into new, quirky new items is fun and the best part is you are free to customize them in your own way.

DIY Sweater Covered Lampshade:


Now that the winter is here, you need to add that warm, cozy feel to your living room while you are decorating, right? The recycled sweaters are perfect when it comes to transforming them into delightful lampshade covers. You need only a few supplies and the method is also very simple. You can engage your kids also while you are up with this project. Have your reading corner all winter ready with the cozy lampshade. Such a wonderful DIY Sweater Craft idea!


Sweater Cupcake Pincushions:


Who does not love cupcakes? And when they are placed at the topmost rack in a confectionary store, they look adorable, right? You can really make some cute cupcake shaped pincushions with the help of the recycled sweaters. Choose some pastel shaded sweaters to give your cupcakes more real look and use them as pincushions. Such unique and useful DIY sweater craft it is.


DIY Sweater Pumpkins:


Cozy sweater pumpkins look so effortlessly attractive in your living room. You only need an old sweater, some fillings, some jute twines etc and you are done. You need to do some cutting and sewing stuff, clinch the tube and then stuff it with fillings to give it a pumpkin like look. Attach stem to it and your cute little pumpkins are ready to rock.


Felted Wool Sweater Blanket:


You can incorporate two or three sweaters at a time in this DIY sweater craft idea. Mix and match old sweaters to make a creative patchwork throw or blanket. You need to keep in mind that you are choosing the sweaters from the same color family. If you are choosing the pink sweater then go for another dark shaded pink or red toned sweater to match with it. The picture shows a cozy blanket with cream, grey and blue colors which are amazingly complementing each other. So, try this idea and dress up your home during the winter and be all cozy-posey.



Weren’t they fun? We know you all have loved them to the core. when it is freezing cold outside, spend some time with the cozy sweaters and instead of throwing out your old comfy woolens, try to make some amazing pieces of creation out of them. DIY sweater craft ideas are quirky and you can make many fun stuff out of them. decorate your empty corners of the home with little pretty crafts and admire its beauty. wish you all a super happy and super crafty winter from our side.

Author: Mouli Bhattacharya

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