20 Reasons Not to Trash Your Ugly Worn Out Sweaters

Don’t toss those well-worn sweaters - turn them into THESE

By Hometalk Highlights

Cut strips and make a rag wreath

Using strips of your most worn out winter sweater, make a rag wreath for your door.

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Cover a cardboard box for cute storage

Cover up a large cardboard box and add handles, for adorable storage that’s totally free.

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Sew bits together into a warm table runner

Cut up some old sweaters and flannel shirts, for this table runner that’s packed with character.

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Give an old pillow a cozy upgrade

If you’ve got even minor sewing skills, you can instantly upgrade boring pillows with ease.

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Or cozy up your seating area

Any cute pillow cover like this will make your couch seem warm and welcoming.

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Wrap vases snugly for a comfy centerpiece

Turn cheap glass vases into tabletop stunners, using old sweaters and candles or sticks.

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Make a plush mountain range for your couch

These mountain shaped pillows are not just cute, they’re super cozy - plus, they cost nothing!

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Make a draft stopper to keep your home warm

You’ll prevent the cold weather from seeping in, and it makes your door look so cute.

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Cover a can for cute supply storage

Save a large can and cover it with an old sweater, for some really cute desktop organization.

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Use a piece of sweater to cover an old stool

Add a fresh new look to an antique stool, using a pretty patterned sweater you’ve outgrown.

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Dress up your hot cup of coffee

Cut up an old sleeve and make this snuggly cozy for your morning cup of joe.

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Use a shrunken shrug to update a ratty chair

Reupholster an elegant chair with that one gorgeous sweater that accidently shrunk in the wash.

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Make your spring flower pots look unique

If you don’t have a sweater with the pattern you need, upgrade yours with paint - then use it!

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Turn a sweater sleeve into a soft heating pad

Use a sleeve from an old sweater to create a soothing heating pad to relax your sore muscles.

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Or make your own mini hand warmers

Pop them in the microwave and these little sweater bags will keep your hands warm all winter long.

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Cut up scraps and string them into a garland

String sweater scraps into a decorative garland to light up a blank wall or an empty window.

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Cover a lampshade for instant coziness

Cover a boring, white lampshade in a pretty, textured sweater for a quick decor update.

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Make a set of wine covers for hostess gifts

Cover up those wine bottles in an easy and inexpensive way, and amp up your gift giving game.

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Use rings of scraps to decorate your table

Make a set of napkin rings from an old sweater, to create a cozy table setting for colder weather.

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Decorate your plain jane candles

You’ll be much more inclined to light your candles if they look this this.

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