Use it up
Learn how to love and make the most of your yarn ends, oddments and unused stash.
Sometimes it's because the pattern didn't use the whole yarn amount, sometimes it's because a pattern or plan for the yarn didn't come together, sometimes its because you bought it just because it's pretty.
Let's get that stash busted!
How to identify and sort mystery yarns
How to reclaim yarn from abandoned projects and unloved finished items
How to choose patterns that will work well with the yarn you have
How to make the most of very small amounts of yarn
Tips and tricks to create beautiful colour palettes from your odds and ends
Techniques for joining yarns to avoid lots of ends!
Lessons for every learning style
Eight crochet patterns, perfect for using up a variety of yarns
On demand video classes with closed caption subtitles
Written lessons and photo tutorials
Join us for just this class or sign up to our membership site, the Hub for this class and so much more
To practice our skills as they develop we will work on a sampler cowl.
The yarn you already have!
Crochet hooks in a wide selection of sizes
The course starts on Friday 18th November 2022. The course will build week by week. New content will be loaded each Friday until 20th Jan with a two week pause at Christmas. After the 20th Jan the course content will be complete and available to access at any time.
No, the classes are video on demand and so can be watched at anytime.
Yes! While the patterns we provide are crochet patterns, all of the skills we learn relate to all yarn crafts
Yes, it can be. If you choose to join this class as part of a Hub membership in November and December 2022 and January 2023 we will have challenges with prizes.
If you aren't already signed up to the Thinkific platform, after purchasing the class you will receive an email from the address email@example.com entitled "Welcome to learning with The Crochet Project" with the login information you need. You can access the class from your dashboard at http://learn.thecrochetproject.com
You can buy this class outright and it is yours to keep forever for £15. If you are a member of the Hub you will get the class included in your subscription price (£5 per month/£55 per year) and will have access to the class for as long as you are a member.
What is stash busting
Different types of stash you might have
A yarn primer
Identifying yarn weight
Identifying fibre types
Reclaiming yarn from unfinished projects
Reclaiming yarn from handmade items
Reclaiming yarn from store bought items
Straightening reclaimed yarn
DIfferent styles of patterns for stash busting
Yarn usage guide
Your pattern bundle
Basic colour theory
Using unifying colours
How to pick two high contrast colours
Winding yarn into a centre-pull ball (with no equipment)
How to change colours
Holding yarn togetherFREE PREVIEW
Avoid tangling when working with multiple colours
How to win at yarn chicken
How to weave in ends
How to avoid weaving in ends
What to do next