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« on: April 22, 2010 07:03:27 AM »

I have a lot of bits of yarn.Just small to whole skeins but their all different types.Some are baby,acrylic,and a large cone of some sort I don't know what.What can i do with all these bits of yarn?Any ideas?Thanks Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2010 07:52:59 AM »

Here is a pattern I thought was cool for a yo-yo afghan. It seems a bit daunting for me because of all the ends that would have to be woven in. But, if you do a little at a time just to finish off leftover yarn eventually you would have enough to join. The joining on this pattern seems quick and easy.

http://yarncrazy.blogspot.com/2009/05/simple-yoyo-square.html
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« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2010 07:39:27 PM »

u could also make granny daughters. That's basically just the first two rows of a granny square, and u make the blanket the same way you would a granny square blanket.

Or if the bits are too small to make anything with, i save all my scraps in a bag to use as pillow filling.

EDIT: Also you could make bows and flowers that you could hot glue to hair clips or attach to other projects.
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« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2010 07:51:22 AM »

www.crochetnmore.com/scrapyarnideas.htm

Many ideas here!  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2010 01:42:02 PM »

I tie all of my scraps that are longer than about a foot together and wind them into a big ball. Then, when I'm looking for something easy I make granny squares out of them. When I finish a blanket it is going to Wrap with love.

For the shorties I use them as stuffing.
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« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2010 06:52:44 PM »

Make a basket for stashing!
http://craftshifter.blogspot.com/
Use the baby and the acrylic (I would start with the acrylic).
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