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Bringing New Life to Your Outdated Sweater

By Amanda Wilkes:

It is nearly time for spring cleaning, and this year I am including my closet on the list of things to do.old sweather Most of the time I donate old clothes that I am no longer wearing; however, I’m thinking of doing something different with my outdated sweaters. Of course I don’t want to wear my oversized knit sweater that was the hot item a decade ago, but I still love the fabric and pattern, and will definitely be putting them to good use. Below are some ideas on how to repurpose your outdated sweaters — I can’t wait to try a few!

Oven Mitt/Kitchen Towel/ Hot Plate Holderoven mitten

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Sweater Bag/Pursesweather purse

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Leg Warmers/Boot Topperleg warmers

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Sweater pillowpillow

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Sweater Scarsweather scarf

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Fingerless Glovesgloves

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  Pet Beddog bed

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What is your favorite way to repurpose an old sweater?

About Amanda

Amanda Wilkes is a Southern California native and an avid advocate for the health, happiness, and the well being of the world we live in! She loves teaching, traveling, writing, cooking, and photography. Amanda cannot get enough of being out doors, playing in the sunshine and doing yoga on the beach at sunset. One of her greatest joys is finding a new Farmer's Market or sustainable eatery! She lives in Laguna Niguel, CA with her beloved boyfriend and fur baby. As a teacher, she hopes to empower the youth of today with the ways of tomorrow's future!

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