17 Stashbuster Knitting Patterns
These precious stashbuster patterns include fair isle and mini-sized patterns!
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Picture it: you wake up in the morning with the perfect knitting epiphany; you know just what you’ll make and how you’ll make it. You march straight to your craft room, but stop -- the place is a complete disaster! It looks like someone detonated a yarn bomb.
We've all experienced a messy craft room. It's typically caused by one of two things: either a lack of organization or way too many scarp pieces of yarn. If you've got the first problem, check out our guide to keeping your yarn organized. If you've fallen prey to the ever-dangerous scrap stash disaster, we've got some patterns below for you!
The most difficult part of the creative process can be cleaning up after a whirlwind of artistic genius. These easy knitting patterns can help you create the best patterns with the little bits of yarn you've got lying around.
By knitting leftover yarn projects, you can get rid of some of those small yarn skeins and messy knots of yarn that litter all of your spare surfaces in the craft room. These recommendations for how to organize the craft room can help you accomplish your New Year’s resolutions for tidying the house. The stashbusters in this collection are a great way to create little gifts and accessories for friends and family while getting rid of excess yarn.
Cable Stitch Jar Cozies
Mason jar crafts and decorations are all the rage, and this darling knit cozy pattern is no exception. These Cable Stitch Jar Cozies are the perfect finishing touch to any of your bare and boring mason jars.
Candy DIY Catnip Toy
For the cat who's just as sweet as candy, the Candy DIY Catnip Toy is the perfect pattern. Kitties are always batting around toy mice and adore knit or crochet cat toys, so these little wrapped candy catnip toys are perfect for them.
Simple Stashbuster Mittens
Use up some extra yarns by adding some fun stripes to these lovely warm mittens.
Festive Knitted Christmas Ball Ornaments
These Festive Knitted Christmas Ball Ornaments are the perfect gift for you to bring to any Christmas party you attend this season, or to add to your own collection.
Easy Stacking Bangles
Whether you're looking to use up colorful yarn scraps from your stash or if you're hoping to find an easy knitting pattern that's both fun and fast to make, this 10 Minute Knit Ring is just what you need.
Easy Cable Knit Headband
This simple knitting pattern is called the Easy Cable Knit Headband because you can use it to show off your newly acquired cabling skills!
Knitted Patchwork Afghan
Get rid of that extra sock yarn by turning it into a cozy and cuddly afghan. The random colors will make this a truly striking blanket.
Messy Bun Hat Knitting Pattern
Essentially, you knit an extra large ear warmer with a bit of decreasing at the top so it hugs the crown of your head but has a hole for your messy bun or ponytail to show through.
Grandma's Simple Knit Slippers
This pattern is very beginner friendly as it utilizes basic stitches such as the garter stitch and purling method. Furthermore, these slippers can be made in a variety of sizes ranging from children's sizes to adult sizes.
Valentine Mug Hug
These cute little cozies will keep your loved ones' drinks nice and hot while keeping their fingers away from the burn.
K1. P1. Hat
The K1. P1 Hat is the ultimate winter accessory for knitters all around the world. This fun exercise in colorwork knitting is a cute way to celebrate your love of the fiber arts.
Warm Memories Tea Cozy
There's nothing quite like gathering around for tea and desserts after a big Christmas dinner. Some of your favorite holiday memories will be around the dining room table with this tea cozy in the center.
Your new favorite hat is waiting for you. Complete with an utterly adorable yarn pom pom, the Checkered Hat is the fun knitted hat you wouldn't mind wearing over and over again. Use this easy knit hat pattern to learn how to knit a hat with a beautiful colorwork design around the brim.
Tiny Tree Ornaments
These knitted Christmas ornaments make great gift toppers or wine bottle charms. Add these ornaments to your hostess gifts for all of the holiday parties you attend. Everyone will love these delightfully tiny trees!
Baby's Ruffle Hat
This darling baby hat knitting pattern features a sweet little ruffle around the edge to guard baby's face from the sun. Baby's Ruffle Hat is a great pattern for the novice knitter looking to whip up a baby hat with a little extra flare.
Holly Wine Topper Knitting Pattern
Add that special touch to a gifted bottle of wine with this precious wine bottle topper pattern!
Fantasy Flower Napkin Rings
Add a pop of color and fun with these adorable napkin rings. Match the yarn to your desired color scheme for seamless holiday decor.
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