Turn your scraps of yarn into a beautiful afghan!
This is the ultimate stash buster. It’s fun and easy and, yes, it definitely qualifies as upcycling! We all know how those little bits of leftover yarn can pile up and take up space. Yes, sometimes it seems like we need a special walk-in closet just for all that yarn!
But instead of building that closet, we can tacking busting that stash! here’s a great project to kick off those efforts. With it, you can have a gorgeous afghan for yourself or to give as a gift.
This is a free pattern, too! It’s by designer Kara of Petals to Picots. It’s wonderful and it’s simple and it gets the job done. There are detailed steps, a photo tutorial. And if you’re looking for morale support in your stash-busting efforts, you’ll be happy to know that she’s also created a scrapghan crochet along group on Ravelry that’s been ongoing for quite a while. You’ll get all the details at her blog!
And as for stash busting, Craftsy has a very informative article about the different types of yarn you might be finding in your yarn stash and what to do with them. You can check out the article by clicking here (affiliate link). Lots of actionable tips that may yield some new and exciting crochet projects!
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And for even more exciting afghan and blanket projects — along with a few fabulous granny squares — check out the following free patterns and tutorials we’ve featured previously at Crochet Maze. All the links are below!
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