I know you said you don't do charity work however maybe you can make pet beds with 2 yarns at the same time for a local humane society? You could contact them to find out how big they need them to be and just knit the squares or rectangles with double stranded yarn? Great mindless tv knitting and they (and the animals) don't care about the colors!
Otherwise maybe contact them and see if they already have people who knit for them and see if they would like to have it?
Figaro, AKA Debbie
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