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Even though most fashion is currently veering more minimalist, it seems like sweaters haven't gotten the memo. In fact, the pullover was one of this past Fashion Week's biggest trends — but we didn't see a plain wooly in the bunch.
Knit with various patterns and festooned with adornments, your average sweater went through a major
makeover for fall '12. So, grab your sewing kit; We've got two DIYs to give your old, simple sweaters a modern treatment.
Photographed by Erin Yamagata
Steps by Lisa Eppich; Photographed by Erin Yamagata; DIY by Christy Kurtz
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