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5 Videos (10m)
    • Upcycle T shirt Yarn Introduction

      1:12
    • Upcycle T shirt Yarn Supplies

      1:20
    • Upcycle T shirt Yarn Get started

      2:31
    • Upcycle T shirt Yarn Final Steps

      2:45
    • Upcycle T shirt Yarn Conclusion

      2:31

About This Class

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If you're like our family... we're "just in it for the t-shirt!" Whether it's a charity event, concert or sports team, the t-shirts accumulate fast!

This project is a great way to UPcycle those shirts... but if you'd rather not part with your memories, a wide variety of colorful t-shirts can be found at your local thrift store a a great price. 

Follow these few easy steps to create approximately 40 yards of a continuous strand of colorful, machine washable, cotton, heavy worsted to bulky weight yarn out of each shirt.

4 of 4 students recommendSee All

With 5 kids . we have sooo many bins of clothing , many never worn, this will be great for me! I can easily make a blanket arm knitting or finger knitting while watching tv or make anything I want! Class direction was very informative, easy to watch, voice of instructor soft and easy to listen to, look forward to the next one. Hang onto your extra clothes and use them! Im having trouble finding class notes on projects for downloads or sheets on other classes and the projet directions on this one..where do I find these on the page?
Mary Springer

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This is awesome! i'll be using this project with my little Waldorf neighbours. : ) Great class and what a cool idea. Looking forward to upcycling a few t's!
Angela O.

Teaching many things, and learning many more!

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Jill Tarabar

Graphic Designer by day. Fiber Artist by night.

me in a nutshell:
mom of 2 great young adults
wife of a wonderful husband
graphic designer by day
fiber and glass artist by night
somewhat obsessed by the creative process
blessed (or cursed) by fearless creativity...

I have been knitting for as long as I can remember, learning from my mother and grandmother. Always searching for an interesting project or technique, unusual fiber or stitch pattern. I've knit with yarn, wire and up-cycled yarn from old t-shirts (watch for a future Skillshare class on this technique!) My largest project by far was designing and knitting the Chuppah for my son's wedding. 

I've also spent a number of years working with Stained Glass, designing jewelry boxes, picture frames and more. Ultimately, my goal is to somehow combine knitting with stained glass... stay tuned!

I currently have two shops on etsy.com so you are welcome to check out my stained glass creations and knits - including yarn for sale. I have more yarn in my house than a person could knit in a lifetime so some of it has found it's way into my etsy shop!

Visit JiSTknits on Etsy

Visit JiSTglass on Etsy