rainbow dishcloth knit picksI don’t know why I’m just getting around to writing about this a month in, but Knit Picks is having a year of dishcloths in which they are releasing a new free dishcloth knitting pattern every week this year. (Which …

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stash bustingWhew! When I had the idea to do a “little series” on stash-busting this month, I didn’t quite realize what I was getting myself into. It ended up being 16 posts full of ideas, advice, patterns and inspiration.

I hope …

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stash bustingThis is the part of talking about stash that I’m really not equipped to talk to you about, because I’m really bad at storing my stash in any rational way. Every year or so I will decide I’m going to …

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stash bustingIf you have yarn that you like but there’s just too much of it for you to knit it all for yourself and those friends and family members who who be grateful (because, let’s face it, not everyone in our …

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stash bustingIf after a month of thinking about stash busting you’ve realized there’s some yarn in your stash that you don’t ever want to knit with, don’t worry. It happens to all of us! (I used to buy grab bags when …

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needle felted yarnOne fun way to get rid of little bits of yarn and to work with them a little more easily in a project is to make a crazy ball or a magic ball of yarn.

These are balls of yarn …

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stash bustingI have offered you a lot of great ideas this month on how to use bits of stash, big and small. But if you need even more ideas, you might want to check out a book or two on stash …

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stash busting mittsI think this is the last big roundup of pattern ideas I’m planning for this month of stash busting, but if there’s something I haven’t covered you’d like to see ideas for, let me know.

Mitts, mittens and gloves are …

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stash busting sock patternsIf you’ve knit a few pairs of socks, you probably have a few little balls of sock yarn lying around that you don’t know what to do with. Depending on the type of socks you make, the yarn you buy …

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stash busting cowl knitting patternsI included a couple of cowls in my scarf roundup the other day, but they really do deserve their own day of focus because there are so many great ones out there. Plus, I’ve been wearing the heck out of …

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stash busting toysI don’t knit a lot of toys, and I don’t know why that is, because I always enjoy doing it and they’re so sweet and fun to look at and play with.

But dolls and other toys are a great …

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snood operator wool and the gangI was looking around on Pinterest, as I often do, and I saw that Wool and the Gang has a free pattern out for its Snood Operator, a gigantic cowl worked in garter stitch with the company’s Crazy Sexy …

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stash busting hat patternsToday I thought we’d look at a slightly smaller project than scarves and afghans to focus our stash-busting efforts on: hats. Hats are one accessory that you can make really wild (well, scarves, too, I suppose) and throw lots of …

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stash busting scarvesIf you search “stash scarf” on Ravelry you will fall down a rabbit hole. I could have linked such a search here, but I’m not going to do it, because I don’t want you to go where I’ve jut been …

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stash busting afghan patternsThe first thing I think of when I think of stash busting is a really big blanket. I guess that’s because I’m working on a really big blanket, and have been on and off (mostly off, admittedly) for about a …

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