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LOSY - update

At the end of 2016 I discovered I had a kilometre and a half of left over sock yarn. Since that wasn't ideal, I've been working on reducing it. In fact, in the two years since then I've knit 1.36 kilograms of it, and given away 700 grams. Which means I should be finished, right? 

Wrong. I've been creating it nearly as fast as I have been using it. When I look at that pile of yarn in this original photo most of it has been used up - at least all of the navy has! But I've gotten new yarn, through swaps that turn whole skeins into LOSY, through friends, and by making leftovers from socks and shawls. I'm not complaining, when I started tracking the LOSY it felt like an unmanageable mess - the negativity might be reflected in that careless and horrible photo I used. 

Now it feels like a resource, for my sock yarn blanket, baby jumpers, monstersocks, and who knows what else - I certainly didn't expect to crotchet a bathmat out of it. It feels really good to start 2019 a new entry on my Ravelry stash page, and an appreciation of what a beautiful (constantly renewing) resource this is. I've also fixed it so this yarn is properly tracked, and is no longer "the lie in my stash".

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