This is a really cool afghan sent in by Sue Kreitzer – a super idea to make squares with left over yarn skeins. Use all different colors, types of yarn and stitch designs and create a very personal afghan. She used stockinette, zizag, criss cross, ribbing and open braid to create so many looks.
The finished size is 72″X 56″ – makes a great bedcover.
Thank you Sue for the idea!
4 thoughts on “Great Idea for Scrap Yarn!”
Sue–I love the blanket!!! What a great idea. I’m sure my husband would love if I started using up all the yarn I have laying around!! How wide and long did you make each square?
Hope you read this. I cast on 26 stitches and did 32 rows to make an 8 x 8 square. Depending on the yarn you use, you may have to adjust the number of stitches. It is a great way to use left over yarn.
Sue, thanks for the measurements. This is definitely an idea I’m going to try sometime. I have sooooo much yarn….
Sue~ This looks like a perfect next project for me. I’m really just a beginner and just wrapped up making a couple dozen scarfs for my annual sister’s retreat and I have a ton of left over yarn.. I love it! Thanks for sharing!
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