How to Make No-Knit Knitted Mitts

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Upcycle an old jumper to make a warm pair of knitted mitts… without the knitting!

 

Materials

Jumper (dig out an old one or grab a bargain from the charity shop/thrift store)

Pins

Scissors

Sewing machine

Paper (for template)

Pencil or pen

 

Instructions

Place your hand onto the paper and draw a mitt shape around it with a pen. Remember to leave a seam allowance (at least 1 inch).

Cut the template from the paper and pin to your jumper.

 

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Cut around the template.

Pin inside out leaving the opening for your hand to fit through.

Sew around the edge (with your 1 inch seam allowance) using a sewing machine or by hand.

 

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Turn the right way out and try on.

Repeat the instructions to make your second mitt!

 

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Enjoy warm hands!

 

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