We are not big Valentine’s Day celebrators in my house, but I was inspired by @AntBee’s knit hearts in another Lounge thread, and decided that would be a great project to for my Operation Use Up Yarn project. I had made 3 white and 3 maroon trying to use up left over yarn from my maroon and white scarf and hat project. I managed to use up the white, but still have some maroon. I left the tails on because I wasn’t sure what I would do with them.
I had a floral wreath form sitting around from when I purchased them last year when I was on my fabric rope kick. I had never made a crochet wreath before, however, that didn’t stop me! I looked in my stash and found about 2/3 of a skein of this pretty blue wool yarn. I decided a wool blend yarn would be good as it would avoid any wool allergies for anyone. I ran out of the blue, so I had to stitch together the wreath form with a thin white yarn. I appreciate how my white hearts pull that all together!
I had thought of doing an Easter wreath and making crochet eggs, but decided that I could do a spring colored Valentine’s wreath. So, I found a soft pink yarn in my stash and used up most of it making 3 hearts. This is almost sickenly sweet with hearts, but a great stash buster!
I also made a small dent in using up the stuffing I salvaged from my chaise to chair project last year as well!