Ideas for Recycling the Smallest ScrapsFrancesca Palange
As I get on with the work – hemming a number of Eco-Print cotton gauze scarves by hand – a pile of random strips of material in all shades of brown, from the lightest to the darkest, mounts up on my work table…
I almost inadvertently find myself winding them into balls while I think about which crochet project they could be useful for. I realise that, from one moment to the next, my mind keeps coming back to one question – why throw them away?
The colours are those of various natural prints, the material frays easily but is natural; how about crochet in the round? And no sooner said than done, I find myself with a pot holder in the most delicate colours, ready for when I take my next apple cake out of the oven!
Article by Rosa Rossi
Translation by Fuschia Hutton
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