Sweater Stockings

by Lilybee

We've had upcycled sweater cushion covers here on Curbly before, and very fabulous they were too. These Christmas stockings from Martha may be their second cousins.

created on: 12/16/08

To make them you need

  • A sweater (cardigans or Henley tops seem to be simplest)
  • Thread
  • The downloadable stocking template included in the instructions.

Head over for the full skinny. You could felt the sweater before you made the stocking, I reckon that would give more...

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Joy's Circles of Blankety Goodness

by Lilybee

A chum of mine has just finished this lovely bit of loveliness:

created on: 11/18/08

It's a blanket made of knitted circles with crocheted edges. Joy has been working on it for an age, and says that while the pattern (which she learnt at The Knit Cafe here in Toronto) is simple it is labour intensive, as it takes 300(!) circles to make a good-sized blanket.  But  what a great, fun, and elegant  way to use up scraps of yarn.

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