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Friday, 7 October 2011

Spool and wool pumpkins

I was thinking what else could I put into my halloween treat bag for the kids that recycled some of the items in the house.

I saw a ribbon spool pumpkin on google images - but could not find any ribbon, but had plenty of orange wool. So I found my empty cotton spools and wound round some wool and some green wire for the stem.

I then found a little wicker basket to put them in. Now they can be used as a minature display on my stairs.


  1. I love what you've done with these, your so creative.


  2. Great looking squash/pumpkin. I think they look better then with ribbon.

    JustIngrid - swapbot

  3. Wildchild from swapbot: I love your blog.
    What a great way to use those empty spools and bits of leftover yarn.

  4. These are so so sweet! I am a knitter and have infinite amounts of yarn in all colors and textures. Sometimes I am at a loss of what to do with those bits and pieces that aren't enough to make something big. The pumkins are a great idea! Maybe I'll do some snowmen and winter ones as ornaments for Christmas time! Thanks for the awesome tutorials and ideas!

    Springknitter from swap-bot