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mamarose22
« Reply #30 on: June 10, 2008 08:49:04 AM »

I hate to throw out all the small leftovers of yarns.  I'm also involved in making afghans to donate to the needy, through an organization I belong to.  Sometimes, if there is enough left over yarn, I make a solid color granny.  Sometimes there isn't enough to make a solid granny so I have to use 2 or 3 colors on one and I hate having to crochet all of them together.  This yo-yo pattern is terrific;  you just add on as you go, no sewing or crocheting together.  Thanks again.
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KimberlyPye
« Reply #31 on: June 10, 2008 09:02:51 AM »

Yep! It's great, isn't it?!

I keep all the ends I snip off and use them to stuff toys. It's the scrapghan that keeps on giving!  Smiley
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mamarose22
« Reply #32 on: June 13, 2008 04:26:31 PM »

I started my yo-yo scrapghan and I love the idea of using up all those tiny balls of yarn.  I showed it to my group of volunteer-crafting seniors and they loved the idea. 
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« Reply #33 on: June 14, 2008 09:27:28 AM »

Here are my oddballs that I received from Knichole last week.

Also, here is a picture of the yo-yo scrapghan I started thanks to Prickly Venus and KimberlyPye

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« Reply #34 on: June 14, 2008 09:34:07 AM »

That's gorgeous! So how many yards per yo-yo does it take?


By the way, I will be posting an example of what I will make once my partner in another swap receives, don't wanna ruin the surprise in case she happens to wonder into this gallery Wink
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Prickly Venus
« Reply #35 on: June 14, 2008 02:59:26 PM »

Here are my oddballs that I received from Knichole last week.

Also, here is a picture of the yo-yo scrapghan I started thanks to Prickly Venus and KimberlyPye


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« Reply #36 on: June 14, 2008 04:14:56 PM »

Thanks, Prickly Venus. 
Ma Rut, I think the completed yo-yo might take 10 yards or so, so that the these little balls you receive should be perfect for this 'ghan.
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« Reply #37 on: June 15, 2008 11:06:45 AM »

With a G-hook, my yo-yos use about 4 yards, leaving enough for a fairly generous tail on either end.
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« Reply #38 on: June 15, 2008 12:13:40 PM »

I didn't measure how many yards the yo-yos take, but I guess that you are right Kimberly Pye, as these little balls do make 2 of them.  I think I have been using an I hook for mine.  I want it go fast, as I have too many WIPS.
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ritapizza
« Reply #39 on: June 18, 2008 08:50:40 AM »

I started a yo-yo scrapghan thanks to all you guys too!
Any chance of a second round of this swap?  Wink
Thanks!
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