I have a hard time throwing out anything, and with yarn it’s pretty much impossible. Even the short ends of yarn that are left behind after finishing a crafting project.
This spring, I did several projects with my new favorite summer yarn, Berroco Remix Light. Yes, it’s a recycled yarn! And of course, lots of projects mean lots of yarn ends …
And then there is the Mirrix loom company who’s conducting an entertaining summer weaving activity with different topics every week. This week: Recycle!
I decided to tie my Remix Light yarn ends together to weave a hexagon.Since the yarn is fingering weight, I prepared two strands to do a basket weave. There’s plenty of light blue from some loom waste, and then there is the colorful rest.
Weaving was not only fun and gratifying, but I like the results:
Now what? Let’s add a couple of heart buttons to the ends so that we don’t have to weave those in and create … new yarn ends.
All of this makes a really nice greeting card …
Using double sided tape to mount the piece to the card, the recycled hexagon from recycled yarn can be recycled: Remove it carefully from the greeting card and use it as ornament or gift tag!