DIY Upcycled Sweater Wreath

Don’t throw away your old, worn-out sweaters. Make a big mug of hot cocoa for a crafty night in and turn them into a cozy DIY upcycled sweater wreath for the holiday and winter season.

DIY Upcycled Sweater Wreath

Hang up

Hang it on your wall for a cozy decoration this holiday season!

The holidays are a time to cherish and celebrate with friends and family. What better time to show off your crafty side than when you’re with the people you care about the most? Add a little cheer to your home this holiday season with this unique, DIY upcycled sweater wreath.

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Give old sweaters new life with this customized DIY wreath.

Materials + Supplies

  • old sweaters
  • scissors
  • foam wreath form

Cut Strips From Old Sweaters

Gather old and unwearable sweaters. Lay each one flat and cut vertical strips up the center (Image 1 + 2).

Pin the Sweater Strips in Place

Get out your foam wreath form (Image 1). Begin wrapping a sweater strip around a foam wreath and use a U-pin to keep it in place (Image 2). Keep wrapping it around the wreath and use a second U-pin to hold down the end (Image 3).

Keep Wrapping

Repeat with all of your fabric until the wreath is covered, overlapping the strips to create a warm and cozy texture (Image 1 + 2).

Add Yarn to Your DIY Upcycled Sweater Wreath

Take out your yarn (Image 1). Tie yarn onto the wreath and wrap it around in a random pattern (Image 2). Repeat with the second color of yarn that matches your sweaters. Tie off and trim the excess (Image 3).

Tie on the Pom-Poms

Tie on yarn pom-poms to hang down into the center of the wreath (Image 1 + 2).

Make Picture-Perfect Pom-Poms in Minutes

Make super cute, no-sew pom-poms in a jiffy with these tips and tricks.

Hang It Up

Hang your completed DIY upcycled sweater wreath on your wall for a cozy decoration this holiday season.

finished DIY upcycled wreath

Hang up

Hang it on your wall for a cozy decoration this holiday season!

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