Recycled wool sweater and tin can Herb Garden

comments (3) April 21st, 2009 in gallery     

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Timary Timary, member
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You'll need an old wool sweater, empty cans and some starter plants (or seeds.)  Wash the sweater in hot water on the highest agitation setting of your wash to make it felt up.  You can run it through the dryer, too, if you want.  Then cut tubes from the arms that measure the length of the can.  Plant the seedlings and slip the tubes of felted sweater onto the cans.  These also work great as vases and pencil holders.


Pattern or design used: My own design - Timary Peterson
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Comments (3)

Emmadilemma writes: Love it! Fantastic idea!
Posted: 7:31 pm on January 8th
jessajune writes: A lot of felted sweater projects just use the body - this would be great for leftover felted sleeves!
Posted: 11:48 am on April 29th
janeofalltrades writes: This is a great idea! I have been collecting the soup cans and planned to decorate them up in some way and I love how these look!
Posted: 8:45 am on April 22nd
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