Stash Use It Up Challenge

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Jackielou
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I am using up some more of the 2" strips as binding on these quilts I have made. So far 3 separate colours have disappeared from the box and by tomorrow I hope to have another colour gone.

I am using yarn from a reclaimed sweater to knit those small squares. I will be taking them with me to the church today. Placing them under the table while Mass is going on and then reclaiming them once Mass is over and I am sitting by my displays.

Slowly but surely my stashes and leftovers are going down. Perhaps not as quickly as I would like, but as quickly as I can possibly make it.

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Jackielou
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More 2" strips used up, and I am hunting down more orphan balls and leftover balls to make more squares. I found a couple up of leftover balls of yarn up here to be used and I need to go through the totes in the basement at some point today.

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Totes are notorious for hiding stuff. Hope you find what you want.

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Jackielou
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Used up another small ball of yarn (this time purple) and am working on a small ball of yellow (done pretty soon). I can then start on another orphan ball of yellow and clear it out of my stash.

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I had an orphan ball of bright yellow yarn and finally used it up making those 4" squares.

I can see an end in sight for this finer yarn. Not many orphan balls or little bits left to go through. I hope to start sewing all together shortly... (but I am not counting on it happening this month).

Started leftover small ball of green yarn, and hope to be done that small ball by tonight so I can move on to the next small ball of yarn.

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I used up 3 small balls of cotton yarn to make a hotpad for family reunion auction.

I’m working on another hotpad, will use up 4 balls of reds for it, though only 1-1/2 gone now.

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