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This is My Favourite Scrap Yarn Project

Nicole Make it. Fix it. Do it Yourself.

I have to confess that my bag of scraps is getting out of control! Looking at those little balls of yarn I see an epic nightmare of untangling waiting to happen.  So I took a deep breath and decided that today was the day to sort out my bag of scrap yarn.

Thinking of scrap yarn projects as I separated and sorted a gazillion little balls, I had a light bulb moment when I remembered a pattern I found a few years ago on Ravelry. 

Amigurumi, Mr. Scrappy, scrap animal by Stacey Trock. 

This free pattern is easy to follow, and you don’t have to use the same weight of yarn to complete this pattern you simply keep changing colour as you finish up your scraps!

This pattern always reminds me of pavement special pets. You can never get the same one they all have the most unusual characteristics, unpredictable personalities and not to mention they super cute!

Well here is my version of Mr Scrappy this time round. I modified the pattern slightly, instead of using the recommended 18mm animal eyes, I stuck with the task at hand to use up my scraps and crocheted my eyes and added a bit of detail as well.

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This truly is the perfect scrap yarn project and you get an adorable soft toy every time that can never be replicated! Totally my kind a project happiness all round 😉

If you haven’t stumbled on Ravelry yet it’s not only a great resource for crochet and knitting patterns, but also a community purely focussed on fibre crafts. It’s loaded with information. It’s my Google for anything crochet or yarn related especially vintage yarns.

As always we love hearing from you! Do you have any scrap yarn projects to share? Let us know by commenting below.

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Nicole Kerrigan is a fibre artist and environmentalist who’s on a mission to keep bad stuff out the ground. Through her one-of-a-kind creations, blog posts and workshops she’s here to shake up the way you treat, buy and love your stuff. And when she’s not making art out of trash you can find her exploring natural spaces and exotic places. Making friends with local wildlife. Occasionally rotting her brain on animated sitcoms like South Park :-) Or lighting it up on documentaries like Planet Earth Meet Nicole and get ready to save the planet one stitch at a time at onebymeforyou.com