You can make your own 'Game of Thrones' cape thanks to Ikea

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All those warm and wooly mantles you see on the show's cast are in fact sheepskin rugs, Skold sheepskin rugs from IKEA to be exact.

Thankfully, fans looking to get into the cosplay side of things could make their own cape - with the help of instructions from IKEA itself.

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Then simply place the rug over your head with the long side covering your arms - and you will be well on your way to surviving any Winterfell level of chill.

According to her, it turns out that the capes worn by the Night's Watch are actually just sheepskin rugs from IKEA.

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After the show's head costume designer Michele Clapton revealed this month that Jon Snow and members of the Night's Watch wear repurposed Ikea rugs, the Danish furniture company released illustrated instructions for viewers to fashion the garment themselves. And it's actually more of a legit recreation than you may have even realized. It was recently revealed that "Game of Thrones" used their rugs for the Night's Watch capes.

But, what if we said that there's one costume that could double up with another use? We regret the mistake.

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"We cut and we shaved them, and then we added strong leather straps and then breakdown, which is like a religion on Game of Thrones". The rugs were cut, shaved, waxed and frosted so they "belonged to the landscape", Clapton said at the Los Angeles Getty Museum a year ago, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

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