How to Upcycle a T-Shirt into a Cardigancomments (35) November 2nd, 2012
Continue in sc to the next hole and repeat. On the following row, sc into each chain of the holes as you come to them. Complete the remaining rows in sc, finish off, and weave in the ends. Sew the buttons onto the left-side placket.
5. Make the cuff ruffles. Cut the scrap you trimmed from the bottom of the shirt in half, and, still folded, trim each half to be 1-1/2 times the cuff width as shown.
Seam the short ends and run a gathering stitch along the unfinished edge. Pull the gathering threads and distribute the fullness evenly. Pin the ruffle layered underneath the sleeve cuff edges as shown, and stitch over the existing hem with a wide zigzag.
And that's it! Yet another old, unworn tee is reincarnated and becomes a staple.