House of Rowan cashmere blankets, voted "BEST OF MAINE" in the July issue of Down East Magazine. Made from upcycled cashmere sweaters and ready to ship... Upcycled Cashmere Baby Blanket Triangle Quilt by HouseOfRowan on Etsy,, $79.00
So much fun to knit and designed to use up every last yard of this sensationally cosy yarn, this blanket is a must-have treasure for every new baby and toddler. I chose to knit this in a classic natural cream color, but the shade card of this yarn is pretty and the design would work equally well in baby pastels or a more serviceable earth tone for the toddler car seat requirement.
Old sweaters ...the men's cashmere sweater section in a thrift shop is a goldmine! Not only are these great to wear as-is, but these once pricey luxury pieces are perfect for upcycling into new items for yourself, your family, and your home. What to do with them? Use them to cover throw pillows, or try your hand at fashioning some new accessories from them.