Yarn ends

maRRose - CCC: yarnendsHaving played with yarn ends before (diy and links here) and finding the container that houses the snippets of my crochet filled to the brim, I played again and what delightful play it was!
maRRose - CCC: yarnends maRRose - CCC: yarnendsThis time I not only used cotton yarn ends, but had a try with some acrylic ones as well. Strangely enough these were harder to “sculpt” around the objects I used, but with a little extra effort they turned out ok too.

I made two votives (using simple glasses as their molds) and a matching small bowl (see first photo).
maRRose - CCC: yarnends
maRRose - CCC: yarnendsThe photo I made of them at night – lighted – is not the best, but does show how nice they look when the little tealights inside are lit.
maRRose - CCC: yarnendsAnother experiment came out rather lovely too: I bought an inexpensive lamp (here) and covered the lampshade with yarnends – I’m pretty chuffed with the result!
maRRose - CCC: yarnends        maRRose - CCC: yarnends           maRRose - CCC: yarnends maRRose - CCC: yarnendsLeaving you with a couple more photos, just because …..
maRRose - CCC: yarnendsmaRRose - CCC: yarnendsmaRRose - CCC: yarnendsHappy crafting!


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  3. They look totally amazing and I can’t wait to have a go. I’ve been saving my ends since I saw your first attempts, although I only have acrylic! I love the lampshade it looks fantastic xx


  4. These are really lovely. I especially like the lamp shade. I am now saving my yarn ends to do something similar one day (shame I didn’t start earlier!) but they are mostly acrylic at present. Is it best to use acrylic or cotton but not both together?


    • Thank you so much, Jane! Great idea to be saving your yarn ends; no, cotton or acrylic does not really matter. The cotton ends seemed a bit easier to work with, but the acrylic-projects turned out nice as well. Good luck (and maybe send a photo? Would love to see!). Marianne xx


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