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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!

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1. Don't have a cardigan?

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

...you can make one from scratch.
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...you can make one from scratch.

3. Turn two into one

Because a little color blocking never hurt anyone!
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Because a little color blocking never hurt anyone!

4. Show some pride

Stitch a letter on your chest for some varsity style.
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Stitch a letter on your chest for some varsity style.

5. Ruffle some feathers

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

6. Shine on

Sparkle and shine with a little bit of DIY foiling.
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Sparkle and shine with a little bit of DIY foiling.

7. Fast & sweet

Got 30 minutes? Then you've got yourself a sweet new cardigan.
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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.
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Wear your heart on your elbow with these DIY heart patches.

9. Stitchin'

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

10. Upgrade with lace

Replace with lace. Instant upgrade!
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Replace with lace. Instant upgrade!

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