10 Ways To Makeover A Cardigan

In honor of the first episode of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood, which debuted on Feb. 19, 1968, we’re pulling those trusty cardigans out of the closet and showing them some serious DIY love!

1. Don’t have a cardigan?

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That’s ok, you can make one out of an old sweater.

2. Or, if you’ve got some more time on your hands….

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…you can make one from scratch.

3. Turn two into one

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Because a little color blocking never hurt anyone!

4. Show some pride

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Stitch a letter on your chest for some varsity style.

5. Ruffle some feathers

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Why shell out $100+ when you can whip this baby up in an afternoon?!

6. Shine on

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Sparkle and shine with a little bit of DIY foiling.

7. Fast & sweet

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Got 30 minutes? Then you’ve got yourself a sweet new cardigan.

8. Patch it up

Wear your heart on your elbow with these DIY heart patches.

9. Stitchin’

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A bit of needle and thread work gives any basic cardigan a bohemian feel.

10. Upgrade with lace

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Replace with lace. Instant upgrade!

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