Turn a Cardigan Into a High Neck Sweater With a Shoe Lace!

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I've said it before but sometimes cardigans make me look boxy, probably because I'm so short. Which is why I turned this silver grey cardigan into a backward sweater!

Exihbit A: the original, nothing special but I liked the material and the color, it was a very thin sweater.

Exhibit B: the shoelace, I stole it from these boots.

I used the shoelace to weave through the cardigan it had some holes already in it so I didn't have to puncture any. The material was pretty pours so I was able to weave it through without creating any new holes just widening the material to fit the shoelace string.

I think it came out so cute.

I suppose you could wear this as the front as well but I actually turned it around. I've mentioned before that I like wearing things backwards sometimes I think it creates a totally different look in the neckline.

Tada, a silver sweater for any occasion out on the town or dinner at home.

Suggested materials:

  • Cardigan
  • Shoelace

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  • Grandmasue10 Grandmasue10 on Sep 19, 2021

    We did this in the 50's, but weren't as creative with ties for the back. We just buttoned it up and put the cardigan on backwards. As I recall the neckline in the front was a little uncomfortable.

  • Wil30797444 Wil30797444 on Sep 28, 2021

    Omg. Figured I was the only one who remembered wearing sweaters backward.