Thursday, May 10, 2018

Effective System

four scrap yarn baby hats
May 2018
I have fewer sock yarn scraps since I've started knitting a baby hat immediately after finishing a pair of socks. If I have any yarn remaining after knitting a hat. it is usually a very small amount, which results in the colorful hats shown in the top row.

Sometimes, it is overwhelming to have a bag full of scraps, so I am happy with my "new" system.

How do you keep your scraps under control?


9 comments:

  1. That really is a great idea and I especially love the multi-colored ones. My sock scraps are put into a project bag with the "scrappy blanket" I started a year ago...of course I haven't worked on it in 11 months!!

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  2. I like the scrappiest hats the best.

    I put mine in my sock yarn blanket.

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  3. Thinking about all the sweet little heads in those hats makes me so happy!

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  4. These hats are always so cute. My fabric scraps are always out of control, even though I try to keep them sorted by color and cut often into some standards sizes. But they multiply in the night, I'm sure.

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  5. I always love seeing your scrappy hats, especially the ones with several colors in them. You probably know where I've been putting my scraps, into the nine-patch squares blanket. I also have a crocheted version of various size granny squares for worsted weight that the scraps from mittens goes into. I still want to make some of these hats though.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  6. My scraps were going into the scrap sock yarn blanket but my scraps are getting ahead of me! I need to try the hats!
    These are beautiful!

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  7. Beautiful idea! My scraps.. hmmmmmm. Im so bad about changing colors and weaving in ends, if they are just teeny scraps...I toss them . Shhhhh

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  8. Your colourful baby hats are so cute, a great way to use up those little end bits of wool.

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