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rhianoran
« on: December 25, 2006 02:13:15 PM »

Instead of getting the worsted weight I desperately need I got more novelty yarns  Cry, all Jo Anne Sensation in Baja - Green 6balls, Marcherita - Pink 6balls & Purple 6balls, Carlo blue 1ball and Lourdes green 1ball. I want to use them up quick because I really don't have room for all of it, but I have no idea what to make because I don't really like them. So any ideas?
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R3n331
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2006 02:43:59 PM »

what about throw pillows, or hats
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bitchcakes
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2006 05:35:34 PM »

make ugly scarves for all the people who bought you the wrong kind of yarn!
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« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2006 06:23:44 PM »

Use them to make a free form piece and give it away.
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« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2006 08:02:18 PM »

Amigurumi! It's about the only thing I know that novelty yarn is good for, everything else with it I find kinda hideous (no offense to fun fur fans!) I never thought I'd actually buy novelty yarn, but now I actually like getting it, hehe.
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« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2006 07:34:21 AM »

Scarves with the single skeins and pillowcases with the multiple skeins.
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« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2006 06:08:14 PM »

I forget what the link was - but on a site I found via craftster, they made a knitted "paper chain" Kinda like the construction paper links from grade school - but knit and then joined - I hate seaming so I've been knitting mine in the round and did a few really funky fun fur type yarns....
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« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2006 06:34:08 PM »

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I forget what the link was - but on a site I found via craftster, they made a knitted "paper chain" Kinda like the construction paper links from grade school - but knit and then joined - I hate seaming so I've been knitting mine in the round and did a few really funky fun fur type yarns....
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Done with small links and colorful yarn, that would look great on a Christmas tree.  Where was this idea a month ago?!  Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2006 04:10:57 AM »

I think I only came across it a week ago - http://www.simplyknitting.co.uk/resources/simplyknitting/blogpattern2.pdf
now - if only a simply knitting subscription wasn't more than $100/month in the US - darn, I'll just have to go to the bookstore more frequently............. Wink
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« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2006 05:20:21 AM »

Wow, over $100/month for a magazine!  I don't think any pattern, crochet or knit, is worth that.  The "paper" chain a great idea, though, especially for those little odd balls of yarn that are too small to do something with, but too big to throw out.
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