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Vertigo1414 05-08-2009 03:29 AM

Leftover yarn...
 
Hi, this is my first time posting here so i hope i have this in the right place. I have a lot of those leftover 1/2 balls of yarn floating around, none of them seem to go together and i need something to do with them. any ideas?

blueygh2 05-08-2009 06:18 AM

Welcome and have fun.

Maybe a multicolor scarf? Or a blanket?
Do you crochet? If so, granny squares maybe.

Mirl56 05-08-2009 06:24 AM

here are some ideas:
http://www.associatedcontent.com/art..._projects.html
http://www.knitting-and.com/knitting...velty-yarn.htm
http://knitting.about.com/od/knittin...uick-knits.htm

margz3 05-08-2009 09:08 AM

bookmarks, headbands, cup cozy's, small toys......

Mirl56 05-08-2009 12:52 PM

http://simpleknits.blogspot.com/2008...285-yards.html
Here's one I was looking for this morning but couldn't find.

swcheng15 05-08-2009 01:30 PM

A stashghan (i.e. blanket made up of leftover yarn)!

paulineknit 05-08-2009 01:41 PM

A shaggy bag or a shaggy blanket. Cut yarn into shorter lengths and knot together securely, leaving long ends. Then knit, with all the ends on the right side. Works well with garter stitch and reverse stocking stitch. Bag could be lined.

linknit41 05-08-2009 06:59 PM

Very cute idea, Pauline! Thanks for the hint. linknit41

sgtpam 05-10-2009 11:24 AM

Thanks all for the links. I don't remember which one I started out at to get to this one (it was a link on one of the links posted above). But, I loved this one :happydance:
http://www.groovy-mom.com/crafty/pat...esspurse.shtml

I made one last night (I have quite a few skeins of Homespun) and it's adorable and will make great "just because" gifts. My grandnieces are going to love them!:yay:

sakura-panda 05-19-2009 12:22 PM

Did you check out the Stashbuster Idea thread in Pattern Central? There are a lot of small project ideas and pattern links in there. :thumbsup:


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