Monday, June 12, 2006

Stashbusting FO

I've finally finished this stole, done with yarn that's been in my stash for 10 years or so (being held up by mom):

Not blocked yet, but I'm still glad it's finished. Happy dance!

Now if I can just use up other stash in significantly less than 10 years, I'll be getting somewhere.

Sunday, June 04, 2006

May/June progress

Had a little setback last weekend when I got a humongous batch of coned yarn at a garage sale. Perfect for my knitting machine or hand knitting! But that's hardly stash reduction, is it?

Meanwhile, I'm continuing work on a pink stole from stash yarn, and I just started making some sweaters to donate to the Dulaan Project, also with stash yarn.

The best stashbusting, though, was giving away two boxes and three huge bags of yarn to a fellow Freecycler. These were yarns that people gave to me, or ones that came along with another skein in a grab-bag at the thrift store. Ones I'll never use, so might as well pass them along. So I'm making a dent!