Colorful Crochet & Crafts

Prettyfying an old hanger

maRRose - CCC: crocheted cover for hangerThe internet being an endless source of inspiration and wonderful ideas, I came across prettyfied hangers like this quite a lot, most recently here, but before that already here and here. The biggest challenge was to get a hold of the old-fashioned kind of hangers needed for a make-over like this.
My sweet parents actually found one in their wardrobe and donated it for the prettyfying cause.
maRRose - CCC: crocheted cover for hangerI decided to use  Dottie Angel’s tutorial (link here) to make mine and having just finished a shawl in the HEMA-grey and -pink yarn (and still a little bit in love with that color combo), it was not hard deciding on the material and color.

maRRose - CCC: crocheted cover for hangerIf you have some of these hangers “hanging” around somewhere, I can highly recommend giving them a cute little crochet cover – quick project, instant gratification!
maRRose - CCC: crocheted cover for hanger

And you know what? Today, during a short stop at my local thrift store my daughter and I found 18 (eighteen!!) old-fashioned wooden hangers that are just screaming to be prettified – I’m happy!

maRRose - CCC: crocheted cover for hanger


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