How to Turn Christmas Sweaters into Christmas Stockings

Turn your stash of ugly sweaters into adorable Christmas stockings with this clever project.

Materials

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  • Wool sweater
  • Pins
  • Stocking pattern
  • Scissors
  • Sewing machine
  • Yarn
  • Hot-glue gun

How To

1. Turn your sweater inside-out and pin your pattern over the sweater.

2. Cut out your sweater, making sure to cut through both sides.

3. Sew around the stocking shape using a zigzag stitch, making sure to leave the top open.

4. Trim off excess wool around the seams. Turn stocking right side out.

5. Form a loop of yarn and sew it into place on the heel side of the stocking opening.

6. Make a cuff for your stocking using the ribbing at the collar or waistline of your sweater. Hot-glue into place around the opening.

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