Ribbon yarn is great for accessories like belts, headbands, and scarves. It’s also a fun yarn for flashy bags, though you will need to be careful because it’s not a heavy-duty yarn and it can stretch or snag easily. While sweaters are not your best choice, ribbon yarn is a good weight for a summer top.
What can I do with unused yarn?
You might think of donating to the Salvation Army, Goodwill, or a thrift store, but there are other options out there. There are so many knitting charities out there, from international to local, that you’re sure to find someone who’d be willing to take the yarn off your hands to craft it for a cause.
Where can I take unused yarn?
Here are some great ideas for places that you may find eager to take your yarn:
- Elementary schools. Many elementary schools use yarn for arts and crafts projects.
- Assisted living facilities. …
- Churches. …
- Thrift/second-hand stores. …
- Freecycle. …
- Ravelry groups.
Who needs free yarn?
11 Charities for Yarn Crafters to Support
- Knitted Knockers. Breast cancer has certainly touched all of our lives in one form or another. …
- Project Linus. Project Linus may be a crafting charity that you have heard of. …
- Snuggles Project. Speaking of blankets, have you heard of the Snuggles Project?
How do I make a ribbon yarn?
Five Ways to Make Yarn Ribbons. Make a slip knot. Pull working yarn through loop of slip knot to create new loop, *pull working yarn through last loop to create new loop; rep from * until desired length. Fasten off; snip yarn tail.
What can I make with sashay yarn?
Sashay yarn ideas
- Diy RibbonRibbon CraftsPurple Lamp ShadeRibbon Lamp ShadesCute CraftsDiy CraftsLittle Girl RoomsLampshadesDiy Lampshade. …
- Sashay CrochetCrochet RuffleCrochet ScarvesKnit CrochetSashay ScarfRuffle ScarfRuffle Yarn ProjectsSashay Yarn ProjectsLoom Knitting.
Can you knit with ribbon yarn?
Nope, no tricks here! There are no secrets for how to knit with ribbon yarn. Like any other novelty yarn, learning how to knit with ribbon yarn is easy. Next time you‘re tempted by the ribbon yarn in your local yarn store, use these tips and project ideas to get inspired — and to make your ribbon knitting stress-free.