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« on: September 10, 2012 11:13:43 AM »

Be prepared for a bit of picture overload!

Scraps Scarf by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr

I've been wanting to do this FOREVER.  This challenge finally gave me the kick in the pants to do it!  I've been saving the scraps, pieces that are edges of fabric, or long strips that would indeed be suitable to some sort of scrap quilting, but I'm not much of a quilter.  A Spinner I am, and spinning was my goal here.  I cut any pieces that were wider then 1/2 an inch down to 1/2 an inch, and got to spinning.


Scraps for yarn by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr
Obviously, I could make a lot more of these....

This is the only shot of the yarn I've got, as I didn't actually skein it, I just knit it straight off the bobbin.


Scraps Yarn by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr

And a few different shots of the scarf, not modeled:


Scraps Scarf ziggity zag shot by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr


Scraps Scarf, length shot. by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr

And one more modeled by me Cheesy

Scraps Scarf, take 2 by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr

It was knit in a simple 6 stitch drop stitch pattern, using single drop stiches and double drop stitches.   It's surprisingly warm, and comfortable!  It will go into my fall wardrobe for sure!
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« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2012 11:29:37 AM »

Oh my goodness, this is fantastic. I never would have thought to spin old fabric scraps!
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« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2012 11:29:52 AM »

Such a great idea, and it turned out so fun. Smiley Another excellent way to use fabric scraps.
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« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2012 11:39:30 AM »

It's lovely Belladune! It looks so cozy for the up coming cold months  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2012 11:58:20 AM »

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« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2012 02:09:30 PM »

So much fun! You could make more of these (wink, wink, nudge, nudge). I wish I'd thought of this before I got rid of all my scraps <4". Ah, but then again who has the time? You do and it turned out marvelously! Too bad I can't pin it.  Tongue
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« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2012 02:58:37 PM »

Why can't you pin it?   Anywho, Thank you!  And I really don't have time for all this stuff, I just don't rest.
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« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2012 03:04:29 PM »

Your Flickr settings are set to where people can't pin your pictures and that translates over into C-ster when you post. It's cool, though. I don't have to pin everything I like.
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« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2012 03:12:45 PM »

dude.. I should change that...
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« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2012 10:17:44 AM »

This looks so warm and comfy. ^^ And I love the idea of spinning scrap fabric.
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