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Thursday, March 6, 2008

Feed the birds . . .

. . . as Mary Poppins says. Instead of feeding the birds, I've decided to do a bit of Habitat for Humanity for them. I've been saving my leftover yarn bits all year in a jar.

Jaymie is not impressed.

I cut them up into 4-6 inch lengths, and hung them from the tree out front.





Now it's a race to see who will find them first, the birds or the squirrels. I think Mary Poppins would be proud.

6 comments:

Gotta Knit! said...

I'd been thinking about doing the same thing! Let me know how it goes.

mandycharlie said...

Oh thats brilliant. It reminded me of something very similiar that they had provided for birds in an aviary in Bournemouth. I'm just off to construct my own.

Megan said...

I had a friend long ago who regularly cleaned her hair brushes outside. She found a bird's nest made entirely of her own hair. You'll find one someday made entirely of your scrap yarn!

The Mad Crocheter said...

Sooooooo awesome!!

The Mad Crocheter said...

By the way, is Jaymie ever impressed by anything?

Laurie said...

So cool. It looks like your knitting exploded...or was attacked by the tree (reminds me of the wamping willow in Harry Potter). I have a bird feeder with a suet basket on one end and I put my scraps in that. Quite effective.