The Correct Way to Hang Your Sweater so It Stays Looking Nice

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If it’s sweater weather where you live, this tutorial is for you!

Follow along to learn a better way to hang your favorite sweaters to keep them in tip top shape! This simple, sweater hanger hack is a game changer!

Most people hang their sweaters like a regular shirt. And by most people, we mean us, before seeing this tutorial.

Tools and materials:

  • 1 large, flat hanger
Stop hanging your sweaters like this

Here’s a smarter way to hang your sweaters:

1. Fold your sweater in half

Start by simply folding your sweater in half, making sure to line up the sleeves, like this:

Folding sweater

2. Line up a hanger

Next, lay a large, flat hanger on the sweater:


3. Fold up the bottom

Hold the handle of the hanger to make sure everything stays in place.

Now, grab the bottom edge of the sweater. Fold it upward, tucking it over and through the nearest part of the hanger:

Folding bottom of sweater

4. Fold up the sleeves

Next, grab the sleeves and fold them over and through the hanger, like this:

Folding sleeves

5. Flip and hang

Now you’re ready to hang up your sweater. That’s all there is to it!

Easy sweater hanger hack

Sweater hanger hack

This method helps prevent those awkward folding creases, plus the hanger won’t stretch out the shoulders like this.

Also, by hanging your sweater, you avoid having folded stacks of clothes that easily topple over.

So what are you waiting for? Run to your closet and try this simple, sweater hanger hack!

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Suggested materials:
  • 1 large, flat hanger

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