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What can I make with this.

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Teetime Thu 26-Mar-20 10:09:08

I have one ball of DK wool and a pair of needles - any ideas what I can make with it plse?

aggie Thu 26-Mar-20 10:10:36

Wrist warmers , a hat , fingerless gloves

midgey Thu 26-Mar-20 10:11:11

Try googling the question! Might come up with weird ideas.

MiniMoon Thu 26-Mar-20 10:16:23

How big is the ball of wool? 100g would make boot cuffs or a nech warmer/cowl..
As midgey says Google something like " what can I knit with 100g of wool", and you'll find lots of ideas.s
Let's see the finished product 😃.

MamaCaz Thu 26-Mar-20 10:16:24

How big a ball? 50g or 100g? Hard to make suggestions without that info.
As the saying goes, 'How long is a piece of string wool'? grin

MamaCaz Thu 26-Mar-20 10:17:25

Sorry MiniMoon, crossed posts there. smile

BradfordLass73 Fri 27-Mar-20 05:11:40

I've just made a nice little bag with a spare ball of wool. Just a rectangle, folded up and the top bit folded over. Cord added and a button for the flap.

Kalu Fri 27-Mar-20 07:27:37

A cushion Teetime? Knit a square, fabric to size for the back, stitch 3 sides, add stuffing the close.

I have quite a bit of spare wool and found a pattern on Ravelry to make a shawl. Start with three stitches, garter stitch, increase at beginning of every row until desired width and depth is reached gives you one side of the shawl. Start decreasing every row until three stitches left, et voila, one large triangle shaped shawl. Easy peasy😃

Lilypops Fri 27-Mar-20 07:33:00

Tee time. Why about head cover for your favourite golf club, it would be plenty for a Driver. Or a fairway wood.

SpringyChicken Fri 27-Mar-20 07:44:53

Why not try macrame?

JackyB Fri 27-Mar-20 08:45:47

Do you have grandchildren? (Sorry, I've seen you posting plenty but I can't remember any specific references to DGC)

Depending on how proficient you are, a blanket or scarf for their dolls, some clothes or a small teddy. If you have some material (perhaps a cotton print) that coordinates with it, the possibilities are almost endless, starting with the cushion idea above.

Teetime Fri 27-Mar-20 10:26:53

Ah that's a lovely idea but GS is 15 and that would not be cool but it would be fun seeing his horrified face.

Its a 100gm I think.

Lclaytonuk555 Fri 27-Mar-20 11:17:53

If you search for Ventilator Hat knitting pattern you will find one for prem babies. They are using in ICU. Not sure where you send them but sure there are details somewhere. I’ve made a few but my niece is a nurse and will collect them when we are the other side of this.

jenni123 Fri 27-Mar-20 11:19:46

On F Book there were posts with free knitting patterns.

Canalboatgranma Fri 27-Mar-20 11:25:39

Face scrubbies, which can be any shape. Plenty of patterns online

Omaoma57 Fri 27-Mar-20 11:28:28

Face mask?

Joni Fri 27-Mar-20 11:33:17

hat for premature baby, currently in short supply. Just google and you'll get the pattern... very easy to knit.

Littleannie Fri 27-Mar-20 11:34:53

Hat, for use after you have cut your own hair?

Davida1968 Fri 27-Mar-20 11:42:00

A scarf (or maybe two?) for the "Christmas Shoebox" charity? (It doesn't have to be an adult size scarf; these gift-boxes are intended for children of all ages.)

marpau Fri 27-Mar-20 12:07:03

100gm will make an 18" square blanket for incubator for NICU. I predict a baby boom around Christmas!

inishowen Fri 27-Mar-20 12:19:56

A 100 g will make a baby cardigan, or a beanie hat.

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bridie54 Fri 27-Mar-20 12:38:15

Nice to see lots of charity knitting suggestions. Can i suggest Linus charity. Blanket patterns amongst those on their website and all the other relevant details. Depends too on the size of the ball of wool you have Teetime and your knitting skills. I'm busy working through what i have in my workroom. Today it's a repurposed patchwork dog kit which i won but thought would be better used as a baby quilt. Happy knitting whatever you decide.

janzicb1 Fri 27-Mar-20 12:48:59

That looks very easy as you said. Did you complete it and does it look good???

Callistemon Fri 27-Mar-20 12:50:12

Knit for Peace - there will be lots of suggestions on there.
We are knitting 12 cm squares to make 'dressing gowns' for an overseas charity.
knitforpeace.org.uk/

Or knit covers for bars of soap; you put the tablet of soap in the bag and use the bag as a 'scrubber'
www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAVPdNtqhqE