A pile of yarn scraps made up of multiple types, fibers, and colors of yarn, such as green, orange, white, and blue.

What To Do With Leftover Yarn Scraps?

Written by Kate Curry

Are you drowning under a tidal wave of yarn scraps from all your WIPs and finished pieces? Don’t throw those colorful little nuggets out! Instead, give your yarn scraps new life.

Why Should You Use Those Scraps

  • You’ll be saving yarn from going into the trash! Way to be eco-friendly!
  • Scraps are perfect for testing new stitches and techniques.
  • You can create small art projects, give gifts new life, mend clothes, and much more!
A pile of yarn scraps made up of multiple types, fibers, and colors of yarn, such as green, orange, white, and blue.

What You Can Make With Your Yarn Scraps

We hope you find something on this list that you love! If you have any other projects or crafts that you love to make out of your yarn scraps, please let us know! Please share your leftover creations and tag us on social media!

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Meet the Author

Profile picture of the author, Kate Curry, wearing a dark red Nanda Poncho sitting on concrete stairs in front of brick wall.

Kate has been on the Darn Good Yarn team since 2018.

They have their degree in Creative Art Therapy & Psychology - and like crafting and animals a little too much.