When you are stuck for project ideas it can be the most frustrating thing. But if you only have yarn leftovers it can be even more infuriating. Do not fear however, your fairy yarnmother is here. We have compiled a list of great makes that use up those little leftovers you have lying around. Each project is small and manageable so you’ll work through your stash in no time!
Let’s start off with the classic granny square, pretty on its own but has so much potential to be something even bigger…
...just like this clutch bag. Made entirely of granny squares, this accessory has the wow factor.
Get your house Halloween ready with this spiderweb Youtube tutorial. It shows you how to make the basic web shape which you can then adapt for your own home.
Crocheting a little lamb is the ideal way to use up any fluffy yarn you have lying around.
Little Gingerbread Man
What a sweet idea!
Get some flower power and crochet some pretty corsages in an afternoon.
Share your skills with the whole family by creating a cat/dog chew toy.
This is the only circus elephant we like to see performing!
Social Media Logo
Make sure you’re always insta ready with this free Instagram logo pattern.
Go fly with him this weekend.
These cutie newborn booties are a great way to use up that left over blue or pink yarn!
Fpur Leaf Clover
Carry a classic good luck charm with you and you’ll never be cursed with yarn scraps again!
Get your five a day with these knitted veggies.
Score a hole in one with the golfer in your life by making them this golf set for Christmas.
Add a pop of colour to your home with this gorgeous bunting idea.
We think this is a brrrrr-illiant idea for our leftover yarns!
Bike Seat Cover
Crochet a bicycle seat cover and jazz up your morning commute.
What better excuse to get stuck into Christmas crafts early?
Help the planet by crafting reusable cleaning items such as keyboard dusters!
We’d be super ‘appy with one of these this weekend.
Knit your own classic Christmas character today!
Owl Coffee Cup Cosy
Drink your cappuccino in style with this adorable cosy!
Simple and child friendly, what more could you want from a project?
Super Sweet Seal
This little guy’s scarf and hat are ideal for using up those tiny scraps you have.
Premature Baby Beanies
Why not create something for charity, beanies for premature babies are always in high demand by children’s hospitals.
Cute Mini Animals
Crochet your own menagerie of characters over a weekend!
Cube Wild Animals
Turn these cuties into a building block game for the little ones to enjoy!
We’ve really let the cat out of the bag with all of these patterns for you!
Face Wipes Cosy
Bring colour and fun to a plain packet of face/baby wipes!
Not found a project for you? No worries, check out our patterns page for more inspiration!