wild autumn spirit

A moth-eaten, unflattering, old wool sweater lay in the back of my closet for far too long, all the while tempting me anew with warm woolly comfort when the days grow chilly and damp.   When the temptation returned these past frosty days I knew it was time to re-imagine the undervalued  jumper into something forever altered that would pay homage to it’s autumnal allurement.

Wool roving was wisped and  needle felted into the moth holes, and a pair of trusty scissors transformed the neglected pullover into a comely cardigan.  Some coordinating wool yarn was found and new borders were crocheted along both the old and new.  A lovely branch provided a pair of buttons and secured this upcycled sweater’s place in the autumn forest.

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This particular re-imagining owes its inspiration to this beautiful project discovered at this site (click for link).  Linking up with Funky Junk Interiors Upcycle Party. 

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