Welcome back to WIP Wednesday! I recently finished two knitting projects that I am very excited about. I will be sharing them with you soon. In the meantime, it is time to start thinking about what I will knit next.
I have a bit of yarn left over from one of my recently finished projects. Enough to actually make a little something. In a fit of frugality (or something!), I became determined to use it right way rather than stick it away in the stash and never look at it again. I found a pattern for fingerless gloves that looks like it should fit the bill. It uses two colors and close to the amount of yarn I have left. As you can see, I am not very far along:
I am making Roku Mitts in a size small. This is a risky project because I might not have enough yarn. And I won’t know until I finish the first glove. The suspense might kill us!
Here is a photo of me using my new ball winder for the first time (well, I’m not actually in the picture, but I’m sure you can imagine me standing right there winding my yarn):
A few readers who are related to me can guess that this yarn will be used to make something for my daughter. I had such success with her fingerless gloves last year that I thought I would see if I could get her to wear a hat made in her favorite color.
I am using the Knitted Hats for the Whole Family pattern. It should be a quick and easy knit, perfect for taking with me to my daughter’s weekly OT appointments.
What do you do with your leftover yarn? Do you use it right away? Does it ever get used? Please share!