Sunday, July 22, 2012

What To Do With Scrap Yarn

What do you do with your scrap yarn?? This is what I have been doing.

Most projects leave about 1-2 ounces of yarn left on the skein. I have been using the leftover yarn to make small granny squares. The squares are only 3 rows and measure 4x4. Once I have a big enough stash, I will add an additional row (probably black) and join to make a large blanket. The colors will be all mismatched but I think it will make it charming.



Even after making my granny squares, there is usually some yarn left. I can't make myself throw yarn away, so, I make a totally scrap blanket. I usually chain about 200 and just tie the scraps together and crochet. This blanket will be large and is perfect to use as just a cover up around the house. It won't be a very attractive blanket but who cares what it looks like!! Waste not.... want not, right?


Sometimes you may have enough yarn to make simple little booties.... I would recommend that too. Here is a pattern that will only take about 2 ounces of yarn to complete.







I am a self-professed yarn hoarder. I tell myself that I am not going to buy more until I use up at least half of what I currently have. But, apparently I don't listen to myself! There is always a need for more!

Happy Hooking!

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