There are lonely single skeins of yarn in every knitter's closet-casualties of projects discarded in mid-row single balls of luscious alpaca or cashmere that was too expensive to buy more than one the leftovers from long-completed projects.
Wherever they came from those single skeins are a minor source of guilt for knitters everywhere.
They really should be used but for what? Here are 101 original and charming solutions to the perpetual one-skein problem.
Contributed by yarn shops across the country there are hats mittens scarves bags socks ponchos baby sweaters belts headbands a cell phone carrier and even a tea cozy and set of coasters for the home.
A scrapbook of tastes and styles that celebrates the ingenuity of knitters nationwide this is a collection with appeal for every type of stitcher.