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« on: October 08, 2008 03:14:27 PM »

What do you all do with old yarn?  I have about 5 skeins of three different colors that I bought for my recently finished afghan that I did not use.  I bought them sooo long ago and don't have the receipt so I can't return them.  Also, the colors are bright yellow, orange, and green so I wouldn't use them to make anything else.  Any ideas?  Anyone want some brightly colored acrylic yarn? lol.
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« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2008 03:45:06 PM »

There may be a charity in your area that will take them so people can make them into squares.  Or better yet, make them into squares yourself and donate them to a charity that makes blankets for either the sick or homeless.
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« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2008 04:08:43 PM »

sapphire_distortion [http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?action=profile;u=47360] is looking for brightly colored yarn...
perhaps a personal swap?
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« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2008 09:07:49 PM »

post it as a free listing on craigslist, or a trade off. or donate it to value village or goodwill they have a section for yarn and crafts.
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« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2008 02:16:28 AM »

Donating is a great idea.

I make wigs and dolls out of scrap yarn (and Barbie clothes) for the girls.
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« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2008 08:23:22 AM »

Make pillows to go with your afgan.  Or make another one for a gift.
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« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2008 03:58:00 PM »

The idea about the charity organization is great, my club is always looking for yarn on Craigslist so I'm sure you can find someone in your area.  or you can whip up a hat or two and donate them yourself!  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2008 04:48:10 PM »

donate them..

o0or you could whip up some dishclothes for gifts. make a really bright colored striped scarf with them Smiley someone would want it. Smiley
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