Upcycling t-shirts into yarn

Many people are upcycling old t-shirts. You can make dusters for the house or facecloths.

Here we have made it into yarn to craft with. For Jubillee I made some headbands and bracelets for the kids in red, white and blue.

Selection of old tshirts

Cut the t-shirts into strips. You can either do this with scissors or rotary cutter.

Cutting the t-shirt into strips

If you stretch the yarn slightly it rolls up into yarn.

For the Jubillee I plaited the three colours together and knotted them into bracelets or headbands.

Plaited strips of t-shirt yarn

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