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Old 01-04-2011, 11:48 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I bought a few wool sweaters at good will, I 'd like to chop them to make pants and a few soakers for DS, does anyone have a pattern or advise? 

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http://katrinassqs.blogspot.com/2008/09/longies-pattern.html

 

I made some without a pattern for ds, but when dd came along I used this pattern and they turned out great...thanks for bringing this up...she needs some new ones for sure!


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Someone posted this great tutorial over at diaperswappers and i've made my son 4 pairs of longies using this pattern.  it is SO easy.  You'll never buy new again after realizing how easy it is to make such cute pants from thrifted sweaters. :)  I bookmarked the tutorial and just pop it open every time I want to make a pair...which reminds me I need to felt that cashmere sweater I found at thrift town the other day... :)


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