14 Ways To Upcycle a Crochet Blanket: Check Them Out!

There’s nothing quite like a crocheted blanket – nostalgic, cozy, and handmade with love in every stitch. But what happens when that afghan no longer has a dedicated home on the back of a couch?

Those careful stitches deserve to live on, and if they are upcycled, they can be!

Upcycling is a form of recycling in which an item that is no longer in use is transformed into something new, often with a higher value or greater practicality.

We love upcycling because it is a great way to value and appreciate the hard work that goes into crochet – a craft that can only be done by hand!

Upcycling is also eco-friendly! It saves a blanket from potentially being thrown out and making your own upcycled clothing means less unsustainable fast fashion is produced.

Take a look at these amazing upcycled items, all made from vintage crochet blankets!

14 Ways To Upcycle Crochet Blankets

If you're looking for ways to give a vintage crochet blanket new life, you're in the right place! These artisans have created stylish new pieces that hold all of the nostalgia of a crocheted afghan.

Check out these one-of-a-kind designs. Who knows- you might be so inspired that you create an upcycled piece of your own!

Kelsey Mlnarik

Kelsey has been a crafter since childhood and enjoys crochet, sewing, and any craft she can make with her children. She loves learning new techniques and sharing what she learns along the way. Kelsey someday hopes to be someone's crafty grandmother, crocheting afghans and drinking entire pots of coffee.

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