Idea's for Crochet Scrap Yarn

Ways to Use up Scrap Yarn

Loopy Granny Square

Crochet Star

Crochet Flower

Made from Circles

Crochet Lotus Bloom

There are many ways to use up scrap yarn. I am going to share a few ways with you. I invite everyone to share your ideas in the comment section.

Maybe you have made an afghan and you end up with 2-3 extra skeins of yarn. That would be enough yarn to make a hat, slippers, scarf, potholder or granny squares. I usually wind up with a ball of yarn the size or an orange or smaller. Those sizes are ideal for making flowers or multi-color granny squares. I do have a crochet Flower Blog dedicated specifically to flowers and leaves and a Granny Square, Motif and Applique blog specifically for crochet granny squares, motifs and applique. The patterns on both blogs are ideal for scrap yarn.



    Teresa, I saw this in email this morning and was bowled over. Isn't it amazing? The thing I love most about crochet (right now!) is the wonderful way it forms curls, waves, branches and petals.

  2. Cynthia,
    That is an interesting piece of art.

  3. Teresa,

    Out again walking my dog this morning I thought how I would love to make something like the above cabinet to display a series of the types of cactus that I see everyday.
    organ pipe cactus
    barrell cactus
    prickly pear

    etc etc.
    It can be done! However I will have to first figure out how to do it, and then find the time, and I wonder if my motivation will make it through these obstacles! Still if I can't really do it, at least I can dream and share the dream so here it is!!

    PS I am currently finishing my curly crochet scarf and then next I need to make a quick wrap for my holiday dressing. Then everything else.....

  4. Cynthia,
    The cactus are some great ideas. I have had the suggestion to create cactus before. Maybe it did come from you. I will keep it in mind and see if I can come up with something. I can imagine how they would look with some flowers.

  5. teresa,

    I googled crochet cactus and saw wonderful photos!


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