Bernie's Recycled Sweater Mitten Tutorial

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Recycled Sweater Mitten Pattern
Recycled Sweater Mitten Pattern

Learn how to make mittens with this fun tutorial that shows you how to recycle an old sweater to create an adorable pair of mittens. Your hands will be toasty and your winter accessorizing adorable while staying thrifty. Just like Bernie, who wore some upcycled sweater mittens at the 2021 inauguration and instantly became a meme. 

This easy mitten pattern has step-by-step photos and full instructions, plus tips on how to adjust the sizes you'll need for everyone in the family! Stay warm this winter and look adorable when you learn how to make sweater mittens with this stylish tutorial.

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Sewn byBoth Hand and Machine


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It all depends on what sweater design you have to upcycle. You can get about two to three mittens from each sweater (depending on the size), which means that you can make a lot with few materials.

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