Feb 11, 2014 | Post by: Meghan

Crewneck Sweater Turned Cardigan

A few weeks back I was target shopping the sale rack when I came across a killer steal! I found this tribal crewneck sweater on sale for $5.00!  Now, I didn’t really need this sweater, but I could not pass up such a great deal!

My new sweater sat in the bag for a couple of weeks until I decided to dig it out. When I looked at it, I thought I would like it better if it were a cardigan. So, I decided a little transformation was in the cards. I cut my sweater down the middle and added some seam binding for an instant change-up!

Turn a crewneck sweater into a cardigan!  #happinessiscreating

Supplies:

– Sweater

– Seam Binding

– Scissors

– Straight Pins

– Sewing Machine

Turn a crewneck sweater into a cardigan!  #happinessiscreating

{Step 1}: Cut your sweater down the center.

Turn a crewneck sweater into a cardigan!  #happinessiscreating

{Step 2}: Lay your seam binding along side the cut edge of your sweater. Cut it so it is an inch longer on each side. Repeat on the other side.

Turn a crewneck sweater into a cardigan!  #happinessiscreating

{Step 3}: Open your seam binding, place your sweater inside, and pin. Repeat on the other side of your sweater.

Turn a crewneck sweater into a cardigan!  #happinessiscreating

{Step 4}: Sew both side of our sweater and you are finished!

Turn a crewneck sweater into a cardigan!  #happinessiscreating

Turn a crewneck sweater into a cardigan!  #happinessiscreating

 

 

2 Comments to Crewneck Sweater Turned Cardigan

  1. Lin
    February 24, 2014 2:11 pm

    Love this project! I have an oversized sweater that I’m a little tired of but can’t quite get rid of. I’m turning it into a cardigan now!

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