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This tutorial will teach you how to "upcycle" an old t-shirt into yarn for knitting. You can use any old t-shirts in any colors or patterns.

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Comment by Tamara Sutton on July 6, 2010 at 9:48am
What a good idea! I am going to try this.
Comment by Paula Robbs on July 6, 2010 at 8:28am
like this for crocheting also
Comment by Verna Forbes on February 13, 2010 at 7:34am
Great idea and they can also be dyed to go with any project.
Comment by AEntwood on January 24, 2010 at 8:26pm
Can't wait to try this, although I hope I can cut the strips better than when I tried making yarn from bed sheets! However, I am not really sure that this would make an absorbent bath rug. I've used old t-shirts before for rags/baby wipes and they are absolutely NOT absorbent.
Comment by Annette2u on July 23, 2009 at 11:16am
Love this idea and thanks for sharing.

annette2u
Comment by Ann Trudel on July 18, 2009 at 4:07pm
This is great! I want to make a rug for my kitchen. I wish that they would have given a gauge just for a guide.

Blessings, Ann T.
Comment by AmyL on May 11, 2009 at 7:50am
That's very clever! I like the bathmat idea. You could even make a nice contrasting border if you had some t-shirts of different colors, though I imagine they would need to be very close in fabric weight for it to work properly.

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