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Our top 9 FREE stash-busting patterns

Our top 9 FREE stash-busting patterns

After the extravagance of Christmas, January is time for cutbacks and trying to save money. But don’t worry – just because you’re not buying more yarn doesn’t mean you have to stop knitting! Have a look at our 9 free stash-busting projects, perfect to keep you going until the month is out.

1) Teeny tiny baby bunnies

Too cute for words. (Free pattern available on Mochimochi Land)

2) Posey pincushion

Not only will it use up those scraps of yarn, but it will keep all your pins and needles safe, too. (Get the free pattern from Kris Knits)

3) Catnip bunny

For that beloved feline in your life! (Head over to Coffee and Cream on Ravelry for the free pattern)

4) Pompom bookmarkers

You don’t always need to knit or crochet something to bust that yarn! (Design Mom has a free tutorial)

5) Crochet nesting cups

Ideal for storing all of your crafting its and bits. (Visit Lora Jean’s Magazine to get the free pattern)

6) Stylish i-cord bracelet

A fail-safe accessory you’ll want to wear all the time. (Find the free pattern on Knitting Naturals)

7) Crochet daisy squares

A pretty twist on the traditional grannie square. (Check out My Rose Valley for the free pattern)

8) Three cute animal mascots

Any one of them would make a brilliant desk companion! (Available as a free download here on Let’s Knit)

9) Flower brooches

If brooches aren’t your thing, why not try adding them to cards or gift tags instead? (Free crochet pattern on Annette Patavy Design)

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