Thrifting for Gold

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I’ve always known I could reuse yarn from a garment at the Goodwill by unraveling and reconditioning the yarn but I haven’t tried it… Until now!

I found this hat… Slouch.. Beret.. Thing. It’s pinky and greeny and waaaay too big for any human I’ve ever met. Looked like this:


I undid the bind off at the top and began the adventure of unraveling.


I wound it onto my niddy noddy, soaked it, hung it to dry and ended up with about 150 yards of dk weight, seemingly hand dyed, super soft yarn! Now I just have to decide what to use it for…



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