Make a Pair of Hand Warmers

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Slip these into your pockets on those really cold days to keep your hands toasty warm:

 

Materials

Fabric/wool leftovers from previous projects (charity shop jumper)
Sewing machine
Thread
Scissors/pinking shears
Rice

 

Instructions

  1. Cut 4 squares of fabric or wool (from a charity shop jumper) the same size using the pinking shears for a nice edge.
  2. Stitch three sides (the right sides on the outside) with your sewing machine leaving an opening. If you do not have a sewing machine, hand stitch – making sure to leave no gaps.
  3. Fill with rice.
  4. Stitch the opening closed.

Heat your hand warmers in the microwave for approximately 30 seconds and slip into your pockets to keep your hands warm for up to 1 hour.

Thanks to Louise from the Make It Shabby team for this pattern.

 

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