Lonely yarn seeking project

Knitting Blog Challenge Day 13

Do you have yarn that you love but can’t find a project for?

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My best friend gave me this yarn as a bridesmaid’s gift almost three years ago. I like the colors and I love how it feels, I JUST DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH IT. I’ve mentioned before, fancy yarns hold me up. I also have no idea what to do with variegated yarns. For someone who primarily does colorwork I don’t like not being in control of wear the colors go. I’m afraid of color pooling or weird awkward stripes. I don’t want to waste this yarn on something I’ll never wear or just give away to someone because I didn’t like how it ended up. Even though it’s sock yarn it feels too precious for just socks. I’ve considered buying a another skein or two of a solid color and doing some colorwork with it, but nothing ever jumps out at me when I look online. If you’ve got the perfect pattern for this yarn leave me a comment and let me know!

3 thoughts on “Lonely yarn seeking project

  1. I don’t have a perfect pattern but I do have a suggestion. When I have yarn but no pattern in mind I go on Ravelry and look at what other people knit with the identical yarn. If I don’t see anything there I check the projects for all colors of the same yarn. This not only suggests patterns but it also gives me an idea how the yarn will knit up and if there is any pattern I should avoid.

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