As well as our 4ply Yarnlings we have DK ones too. These are 10g balls of yarn as we thought that doing 5g of DK seemed too small to be worth it. That means they have approximately 22m in each one - that will vary according to the yarn base though. 

Here are some ideas as to what to do with them (aside from just keep them looking cute in a jar)...


Quadratic by David O'Kelly 


The original Yarnling project!! This pattern is written for both 4ply and DK yarns. It is a simple squishy triangular shawl pattern accentuated with mutlicoloured stripes which inspired us to create Yarnlings in the first place. This shawl starts big and gets smaller because David decided he couldn't be doing with a project that got gradually bigger so if that sounds like your kind of thing you might appreciate it! It is a decent-sized shawl too.


Colorwork Cap Pattern by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas


A gorgeous fairisle hat pattern using 30yds each of the three contrast colours but could be made with smaller quantities if more colours are used. 


Gingerbread house ornament by Lilleliis


These cute little houses can be made into a garland in neutral tones for a wintry feel or any colours you fancy. There are also instructions for decorating the houses with embroidery.


Bingpot Beanie by The Woolly Badger


A DK weight hat with colourful stripes created with mosaic knitting. Yarnlings would be ideal to create the stripes and would pair well with any of our DK yarns for the main colour.  


Saga pattern by Tiina Thórudóttir Thorvaldsdóttir


An afghan blanket pattern using really eye-catching mosaic crochet squares. This would look really cool if you used one main colour throughout then used Yarnlings for a different contrast colour for each square.


Happy Mittens by Meiju KP


These are a pair of fairisle mittens perfect for using up small quantities of DK yarns. There is also a matching headband pattern HERE.


Scraptastic Cowl by Ambah O'Brien


A fun way to play with colour, using 5m per round. There are instructions for structured colour ordering or you can improvise and experiment within the wavy stripes. 


Caron Oak Leaf Garland by Yarnspirations


Written for aran weight yarn but these would be just as cute in DK yarn. These oak leaves really suit earthy autumnal shades. 


Otte Hat by Jared Flood


A winter themed colourwork hat with an eye-catching pattern around it. 


Painting Bricks Mittens by Stephen West


Use Yarnlings with a main colour to create a stunning stained glass effect. It's hard to tell how many rows you'd get out of each Yarnling but from the pattern details we think you'd be able to at least do the shorter contrast stripes out of one Yarnling. You might need pairs of them for the longer rows (or you could stash-bust for those ones). 


Christmas tree garland by Lilleliis


These can be used to create a festive garland or individually to create hanging ornaments or reusable gift tags. You may have seen these on our social media as Victoria has made them out of 4ply Yarnlings. The pattern is actually written for DK though. 


Medley Hat and Medley Mitts by Helen Stewart


Designs from the 2022 Knitvent collection. The designs use 20g DK mini skeins but could be easily adapted for 10g quantities. Only available on Ravelry. 


Sweetshop Hat by Tincanknits 


Another colourwork hat that uses one main colour and suggests up to four contrast colours. Another very eye-catching one!


Well that's it for now. We hope it's been helpful and inspiring. Is there anything that we've missed and you think we should add? Please let us know at info @ edencottageyarns .co .uk  (spaces added to prevent spam) 


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