Lots of icord.
And embellish with stashed buttons to make jewelry. Can I call it jewelry? Certainly they are accessories. Meh, whatever, they are pretty and achieved not only from stash but from scraps. That must score off the scale on the thrift-o-metre!
Here TOF's nameless childhood teddy models Garbo Garnets made from scraps of 4ply maroon wool left over from a matinee jacket and booties set.
I bought the yarn in a HUGE bag of industrial leftovers from Marrickville Reverse Garbage 12 or more years ago.
The buttons on the necklace came from a shirt I picked up from the free bins at the Green Shed recently. The button on the bracelet is from button stash.
The yarn weighed 6 grams and there are 3 grams left, so more bangles may be in order. The necklace is 57cm long, the bangle 19cm long. Both are finished with a button loop.
This necklace, Noose, is from scraps of Woollen Rabbit Pandora (Wool/bamboo/nylon blend) in the colourway Robin's Nest. The button is from my mother's stash. Originally I had planned to embellish this all the way around with pearl buttons, but I really like it this way. It will look great against my predominantly black wardrobe or over a white shirt. The sheen on this yarn is delicious.
The necklace measures 240cm and also has a button loop. The yarn is left over from a shawlette that is currently blocking and there are still 9g of it left. I think I will make another pair of Saartjes booties from it - this yarn doesn't feel like it wants to be bangles.