Sweater to Cardigan Refashion Tutorial: 3 Ways

Use one of these three ways to make a sweater to a cardigan refashion. Each tutorial works differently for different sweaters.

If you have to many sweaters and need more cardigans you can turn  your sweater to a cardigan with one of these refashion tutorials.

If you get a stain or a hole on the center front of your sweater, or  you want to make a sweater a little more fitted; then you can turn it  into a cardigan.

Sweater to Cardigan Refashion with hem tape

This method of turning a sweater into a cardigan works best with sweaters that a little oversized.

Sweater to Cardigan Refashion with hem tape

It works best with a tighter weave and a little bit heavier yarns. You lose about 1 inch at the center front.

Sweater to Cardigan Refashion with interfaced knit fabric

This method add interfaced knit fabric to the front of the sweater. You lose about 1/2 inch on the center front.

Sweater to Cardigan Refashion with interfaced knit fabric

This works best for lighter weight sweaters than need extra stability.

Sweater to Cardigan Refashion with bias tape

This method add interfaced knit fabric to the front of the sweater. You lose about 1/2 inch on the center front.

Sweater to Cardigan Refashion with bias tape

It’s great to use a patterned bias tape for interest.

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