Another great way to recycle is felting old or thrifted sweaters. To felt sweaters, you just throw them in a top loading washer on hot with a little soap. (like colors together) Next, put them in the dryer. That's it! All sweaters felt differently, but medium weight 100% wool sweaters are the ones I look for. If the sweater has a high acrylic content, the results will not be very good. My mom was visiting the other day, and below are some of the things we made with felted sweaters….