Sweaters

How To : Cut a hooded sweatshirt

You love your hooded sweatshirt but starting to feel like a weak person is strangling you all day long? With a quick snip with the scissors you can have a perfectly fitting sweatshirt and never have to worry about unnecessary discomfort again. If it feels like your hoodie is ...more

How To : Fix stretched sweater cuffs with REAL SIMPLE

Learn how to fix stretched sweater cuffs with the folks from Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE. Don't give up on that sweater with the loose, stretched-out cuffs?just follow these simple tricks to tighten the material, and you'll be ready to put that pullover back into rotation in ...more

How To : Crochet a sweater for your dog

Are you looking to dress your dog in style? Give your pooch the VIP treatment by making him his very own dog sweater! In this three-part video tutorial, learn how to crochet a special sweater to keep your special friend warm in the winter! Part 1 of 10 - How to Crochet a sweat ...more

How To : Make a purse out of a recycled sweater

Allyce King from DIY Style shows a simple way to recycle an old sweater into a cute purse in this how-to video. There's probably a lot of clothing going unworn in your closet, so why not fashion something that will get some mileage. Follow along with the simple steps in this v ...more

How To : Join knitted squares for sweaters or a hat

If you're an avid knitter, then you're probably making dozens of different pojects at the same time: scarves, Afghan quilts, hats, and wee slippers for your dog. So you need a video that doesn't waste your time (so you can finish that last row on your striped rugby scarf) by g ...more

How To : Knit a skeleton cardigan sweater

This week's CRAFT Video Podcast is the second in a two part series on how to make intarsia/stranded knitting pattern from an image in Photoshop. We'll go from the gridded pattern we made last week to a knitted back panel for the sweater using a mixture of intarsia and stranded ...more

How To : Stop an angora sweater from shedding

Angora sweaters can look oh so stylish—or they can make you look like a crazy cat lady. Here’s how to stop them from shedding. You Will Need * An angora sweater * A ziplock freezer bag * A freezer Step 1: Put it in a bag Carefully fold the angora sweater and place it in a stu ...more

How To : Wear chunky knit sweater cardigan

Everyone wants to keep their hands warm, but here we are shown how to keep them warm with style as we are shown how Anna Saccone accessorizes, matches, and makes the warm winter dressing fashionable and exciting. From style of top to the type of footwear, Anna keeps the winter ...more

How To : Fix a Snagged Thread in Your Favorite Sweater

You just bought a new loose-knit sweater, slipped it on, and your ring, earring, smartwatch, or even your fingernail snagged a piece of thread yanking an entire loop loose in the fabric. It's happened to me more times than I can remember, and if you cut that eyesore away you'r ...more

How To : Crochet a warm baby sweater for fall/winter

These baby sweaters are small enough to fit onto a doll, which makes them all the more cute and cuddly when you throw them on your little baby. During the fall and winter the weather takes a significant dip, so make sure your little one covers up in style by making this croche ...more

How To : Make a cute and cheeky "ugly" Christmas sweater

Well this certainly isn't your grandma's woolen reindeer sweater. While all of us dread getting the handmade clothing item during the holidays, you certainly won't dread wearing this cheeky and ugly - though ugly in a good, cute way - Christmas sweater. Emblazon the sweater w ...more

How To : Make a sweatshirt dress with Threadbanger

Got some old sweaters your not using this winter? Well its time to make something cool with em. This week Rob and Corinne head over to the Safe Studios for a recon lesson from futuristic Brooklyn designer Rebecca Turbow. This is an intermediate lesson on making a dress out of ...more

How To : Make a Cozy Beanie from an Old Sweater.

Step 1: Identify an Old Sweater and Get Your Supplies Get an old sweater that you hardly wear or hit up the thrift shop. YOu will also need: Scissors, No Fray Glue, fusible fabric glue, measuring tape, sharpie, and ruler. Step 2: Watch This Video Video: .

How To : Make a sweater dress with Gianny L

With the winter coming, a sweater is your key to warmth. But you don't have to sacrifice your sexiness with a big, bulky sweater. Transform it into a slim and sexy dress. See how to make a sweater dress in this video from GiannyL. This DIY closet hack is simple and easy, and ...more

How To : Fold a pullover sweater

In this how to video, the Beverly Hills Organizer, Linda Koopersmith demonstrates how to fold a pullover sweater for neat and compact storage. The storage of your shirts and sweaters makes a huge difference in the appearance and longevity of your garments. Watch this organizin ...more

How To : Repurpose an old wool sweater into wool mittens

Got an old fugly wool reindeer sweater that's collecting dust in your closet? Don't just toss the warm coat because it's not very stylish. Instead, check out this crafting tutorial to learn how to repurpose an old wool sweater into cute wool mittens. Join Kim and Kris as they ...more

How To : Grid a skeleton cardigan sweater in Photoshop

This week's CRAFT Video Podcast is the first in a two part series on how to make intarsia/stranded knitting pattern from an image in Photoshop. We'll go from an old skeleton illustration to a gridded knitting pattern for personalizing your own Skeleton Cardigan.

How To : Embellish a sweater by adding a bejeweled collar

In this Fine Art video tutorial you will learn how to embellish a sweater by adding a bejeweled collar. This will be a great Christmas gift idea. Take a short sleeve sweater and cut out its neckline on a piece of paper. Take a piece of woolen cloth of matching color, pin the p ...more

How To : Origami a Japanese paper sweater or jumper

These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper sweater or jumper. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper jumper. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructional ...more

How To : Make a crochet bumble bee sweater for a baby

Anything a baby wears is cute, but when your little babe slips on this adorable fuzzy bumblebee sweater. With a bright yellow yarn body and striped black arms, all you really need to add is bumblebee wings and your kid will be the most adorable thing on the block. Using the s ...more

How To : Make felted capelets from sweaters

Though this isn't quite fit for winter wear, you can surely wear this in the spring, summer, and fall, during those times when it's warm with a brisk breeze that might send small shivers down your spine (perhaps a few goosebumps). These are stylish capelets made from old felt ...more

How To : Turn a large sock into a tiny dog sweater

All you need is an oversize sock to whip up an adorable sweater for a tiny dog. You Will Need * A large clean sock * Scissors Step 1. Put on his hat Take the toe piece and put it on his head, pulling his ears through the slits. Step 2. Go for a walk Take him for a walk s ...more

How To : Play "Sweater Song" by Weezer on electric guitar

Marty Schwartz leads you through the basic chords for Weezer's Sweater Song. If you are looking to learn how to play the electric guitar, he gives a simple, easy, effective lesson that anyone can follow. The tips are shown visually, making the lesson easy to comprehend. He goe ...more

How To : Make a gem sweater with Leslie Hall & Threadbanger

Internet CeWEBrity Leslie Hall gives us a glimpse into her fabulous world of Gem Sweater magic. Plus, Corinne shows you how to make a gem sweater of your own. Jump on the gem sweater bandwagon. It's time to embrace the magic of gem sweaters (with a little help from the Gem god ...more

How To : Revamp a sweater

This week on Threadheads, the ladies of Compai are helpin' us out with a very special viewer request, plus we hang out and take a look into their popular DIY book series 99 ways. So sit back, relax, grab your sewing machine and get comfy.

How To : Knit a long tail cast on for scarves & sweaters

Knitting can be a tricky hobby. This tutorial shows you how to create a long tail cast on, also known as a double cast on or continental cast on for knitting projects such as scarves and sweaters. Perfect to use in your winter holiday gifts. For more knitting advice, search fo ...more

How To : Make a feminine, long fitted sweater

In this video, we learn how to make a feminine, long fitted sweater. First, lay out your fabric and use a pen to trace the lines for the sweater, measure it out so it's a good fit. Make sure to cut around the edges so you have room to sew. Now, sew along the edges and then tur ...more

How To : Wash a sweater

Dry cleaning is an easy and convenient way to care for delicate sweaters. Learn how these garments are cared for from a dry cleaning specialist in this free garment care video series. Part 1 of 12 - How to Wash a sweater. Wash a sweater - Part 2 of 12. Click through to watch t ...more

How To : Make a sweater for your laptop

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a sweater for your laptop. First, grab an old large sweater and cut it out to the same size as your laptop. After this, set the rest of our sweater to the side and put the right sides of the sweater together. Then, pin and sew the three c ...more

How To : Recycle an old sweater into a bookmark

In this video, Craftside blogger/author/craftster Stephanie Girard shows us how to make bird-like upcycled sweater bookmarks. Joining Stephanie Girard in this video is Jennie Hinchcliff, co-author of Good Mail Day. We're shown how to use a die cutting machine to die cut some s ...more

How To : Dry Your Soaking Wet "Hand Wash Only" Clothes Faster

Let’s be honest: you’ve thrown a few delicate, "hand wash only" clothes into the wash with your jeans. Maybe you’ve even ruined a sweater or two. There are so many things to look out for when doing laundry, and they’re easily ignored or forgotten, especially when it comes to d ...more

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