Every knitter knows that sometimes you have yarn left over after finishing a make – maybe a whole ball, often slightly less than a ball, but either way too much to just throw it away and not enough to know quite what to do with it.  Then there's the yarn you buy without a particular make in mind, just because it's a beautiful colour, or you love the feel of it. 


But what can you do with all these lovely bits and pieces?  Knitting with your Leftovers has the answer: 25 lovely projects specially chosen to use up your yarn.  Some can be made with one ball, others use up smaller amounts of several different shades, but all of them are chosen to save you from wasting what you already have in store.  You can make a cute garland of hearts to brighten up a room, or knit a penguin toy for a new baby.  Perhaps you'd like to make all sorts of cosies, or knit storage pots and a pencil case.  Or you could choose to make a cute cottage doorstop using colours that match your own house.  And once you've reduced the size of your stash, what better excuse could you have to go out and buy more yarn!


  • Author: Fiona Goble
  • Publisher: Cico Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
  • Dimensions: 28 x 21 x 1cm

Knitting with your Leftovers

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