How to make a container koozieDesign by Wendy Redding • Photos by Philip Hawkins
Adapted from Wildflower Magazine Winter 2010 VOL. 27, NO. 2.
Find an unwanted 100 percent wool sweater, tape measure, chalk pencil, scissors, straight pins, embroidery thread and needle.
Machine wash the sweater in hot water on a long cycle. This will help “felt” and shrink the sweater. Dry completely.
Measure pot height and circum- ference of the base to get the dimensions. Add one inch on short side for the seam allowance.
Draw a rectangle using your dimensions with the chalk pencil onto one layer thickness of sweater. Cut out rectangle.
Overlap the short sides of the felt- ed sweater one inch. Pin in place. With needle and thread, stitch the two sides together.
Stretch the coozie over, starting from the pot’s bottom. Keep all of your pot- ted plants a little warmer this winter with a coozie!