Photo of wool mittens with jersey cuff

Sew Wool Mittens

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 9:00am

Friday, March 8, 2-6pm & Saturday, March 9, 9am-12pm
Drop-in during one or both days.

Sew a pair of mittens from felted wool or fleece at the Scandinavia Public Library. Sew a pair of mittens for yourself, sew a pair to share with the community, or come just to learn and have fun! Instructions on how to felt a wool sweater can be found here.

Bring your own fleece or felted wool or choose from the library's limited supply. Previous sewing experience is helpful, but is not required.

Materials required:

26" x 26" material for the mitten liner. Suggestions include fleece or jersey (t-shirt). The fabric should be able to stretch.
26" x 26" material for the mitten exterior. Suggestions include felted wool or fleece. The fabric should be able to stretch.
Embelishments are not required, but may be used. Buttons, bows, patches.
Consider upcycling used materials such as a wool sweater, t-shirt, or fleece blanket.

The library will provide four sewing machines and basic sewing tools. If you have a favorite machine or tool, you are welcome to bring it along.

Librarian Sue will be available for instruction and assistance.

Ages 14 through adult.

Instructions for these mittens can be found at www.ehow.com/13559466/sweater-to-mittens-smittens-diy This website includes advertisements.