Friday, 17 March 2017

Me versus the yarn stash. A progress report.

 
Regular readers will remember that I declared war on the yarn stash earlier this year. So, of course, you will be waiting with keen anticipation for a progress report. I believe the score was Sue one, yarn stash too many

So the sneaky fluffy pink yarns have been tamed into this single bed spread, with only one ball left over. One up to me.
 
 


Left overs from Aunty Fay's Aztec inspired afghan  are now a smaller one ready to post to its new owner. Provided it is still wanted of course.



I tipped all the balls out onto the bed and sorted them into groups. So I have two stash busters on the go now.  Orange and beige tones. Black, cream and brown Tunisian entrelac. Both starting from the centre which is I think the safest way to use leftovers up. You can always (wait for it......) buy something to create a border if you run out of yarn before it gets to a good size,


So there's just  a small bag of greens, a bag of purples,  and some balls of green, blue and grey fluffy stuff left. Oh and the left overs from the rainbow cot blanket. As well as a random ball or two of white, and some bits and ends.

I haven't bought a ball of yarn for weeks........

Current score Sue three, yarn stash a bit more. Bag of finished but homeless afghans growing. Funny how the finished product takes up more room than the balls of yarn.


Cheers Sue

A Ferg on the Move



 

10 comments:

  1. That is a pretty good yarn, Sue!

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  2. I love my Aztec Sue, and I love how it is big enough to easily cover my feet!

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    1. It was worth the extra time to make it just right Fay. Thus one is not quite as big. More for laps than covering feet.

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  3. You are such a prodigious creative Sue.

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    1. That's me. The design process is so fascinating that I have to speed through the project efficiently before the idea for the next one slips away. Good thing I am determined to finish them or instead of a stash of yarn I'd have a pile of half afghans. I do need to find homes for my creations but!

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  4. Such great ideas for using and matching yarns. You've done it again!

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  5. Very clever and talented lady...love the Aztec one x

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    1. Just about my favourite also. Thankyou

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