Well...I have yet to get to those...however, I couldn't stand the thought of wasting all that good extra material so I decided to go from sweater to pin in five seconds flat (hence the title).
Want in on this action?
All you will need is an old sweater, scissors, a hot glue gun, safety pins, some embellishments (optional) and an ounce of courage (a must)!
Cut the sleeves into thin strips- equal to the number pins you want to make ( I ended up layering two colors for a couple of the pins). First, you will have an "o" where your wrist/arm would go...cut the "o" so you have one long strip.
Roll them like a cinnamon roll ( a few of my strips had to be tossed- be careful because the yarn starts to unravel, but don't give up)!
Secure the end with hot glue
Add desired embellishments and safety pin onto anything that's not moving!
***Disclaimer*** I am still learning a lot about how to photograph my crafts! Our house is super dark so even with lights on, I can't seem to get a good shot...the color is either a funny orange or everything is blurry. I welcome any and all suggestions (and am considering asking for a new camera for Christmas!)
Love and better shots next time,