March Yarn Bingo
March comes in like a Lion & goes out like a Lamb, they say; a Wild & Wooly lamb, probably! ????????????
Is your yarn collection StaBLE? You know, “STAsh Beyond Life Expectancy?”
If so, we have some suggestions for your March Yarn Bingo entry using stash yarn below:
If you have a Ravelry Account, did you know that you can do a Search for stash use ideas by entering “ stash” in the ???? box? It’ll even look for patterns matching stash yarn you’ve included in your Ravelry notebook.
Good stash-busting projects include knitting or crocheting mittens/fingerless mitts, hats, socks/slippers, scarves, baskets, baby & dog sweaters, dolls, cowls, bags, afghans, etc.
Some popular stash busters include:Slippers
Reyna shawl ( knit)“https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/reyna”Stash Buster Bucket (crochet)“https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/stash-basket-9”How about that adorable, crocheted Baby Yoda?“https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/huggable-baby-yoda”Simple Rules Cowl ( Knit)“https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/simple-rules-cowl”Soldotna knit top by Caitlin Hunter uses a variety of colors; just make sure your yarn is mostly the same weight. Fair Isle and color work, in general, are great stash busters!“https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/soldotna-crop”
Need more ideas? Join the Ravelry Group,, “Project Stash Buster” to see what others are doing! “https://www.ravelry.com/groups/project-stash-buster”
Not sure if you have enough stash yarn for a chosen project? Come by the store with your yarn & pattern and we’re happy to help you pick out complementary yarn in similar weight and/or fiber to finish the job! We’ve recently reorganized our yarns by weight, to make the selecting easier!
Don’t forget to show & tell at the store, so we can add this to your Bingo card & your name to the drawing jar!
By the way, I’m working on Ray of Soleil using a combination of stash yarn & recently purchased, complementary plant fiber (mostly cotton) DK- weight,
Rowan Cotton Cashmere!
Best of luck to you,