1. Use yarn scraps to wrap your gifts. melaniefalickbooks.com From Last-Minute Knitted Gifts by Joelle Hoverson, which you should definitely own if you're a knitter who likes simple but beautiful projects, pretty pictures, and the thrill that comes with finishing a piece in under an hour. 2. Knit a bookmark. melaniefalickbooks.com Also from Last-Minute Knitted Gifts. 3. Make a collage with tiny rolled-up yarn balls. easymakesmehappy.blogspot.com Here's how. 4. Knit (or crochet!) greeting cards. morehousefarm.com It's like if Mondrian were a kindly fiber artist. 5. Make tiny bunnies. ravelry.com Ohhhhh myyyy godddddd. You can use these as toys for kids, catnip playthings for a feline friend, or just surround yourself with them for all eternity.(A few of the patterns in this post are only accessible if you have a Ravelry account, which is free and absolutely something you should have anyway if you've made it this far.) 6. Or even tinier bunnies. mochimochiland.com Jesus H. Christ. Pattern available here. 7. Crochet a quick and simple doily for an ornament. trashcollector.blogspot.co.nz Even if you've never made a doily before, don't be daunted; this pattern is totally doable and well-written. Incidentally, I have four of these in various sizes currently sitting on my desk at work. 8. Or crochet smaller ones to make earrings. facebook.com 9. Store and display your yarn on clothespins. cornflowerbluestudio.blogspot.com Here's how. 10. Knit little booties. purlbee.com Directions here. 11. Wrap a block to make a yarn stamp. printpattern.blogspot.com As seen in Print Workshop. 12. Turn corks into cabled trees. simplynotable.com Pattern here. 13. Make someone you love a merit badge. ravelry.com Or keep it for yourself; chances are, you've earned it. 14. Knit a braided necklace. olgajazzzy.blogspot.com Or bracelet. 15. Pom-poms make bookmarks you won't want to stop playing with. designmom.com Directions here for both pom-poms and the bookmark. 16. They're also great for garlands. uppercasemagazine.com 17. And taxidermy. babyology.com.au 18. Knit a small hedgehog. etsy.com Pattern available here. 19. Or some wee mittens. ravelry.com Directions here. 20. An itty-bitty acorn. ravelry.com Squeeeeeee. 21. Little hats. goodknits.com Directions here. 22. Or a sweater fit for a mouse. ravelry.com Truth time: I once made a whole bunch of these for my friends intended to be worn around the necks of beer bottles, because IDK. 23. Crochet some hair bows. adaiha.blogspot.com Or use them to adorn gifts. 24. Make wall art. julesrepresents.com All it takes are some nails or tacks and the depths of your imagination. 25. Give a clock a much-needed sweater. retrobabydesign.blogspot.no Instructions here. 26. Also some string lights. ravelry.com Pattern here. 27. Make tassels for a necklace. thesweetestoccasion.com Here's how. 28. Or a garland. realpurdy.com 29. Knitted flags make great bunting as well. garnasinne.se These directions are in Swedish but a) Google Translate exists and b) knitted/crocheted triangles are super simple to figure out. 30. Crochet cute cotton coasters. ravelry.com Say that five times fast. 31. Knit a couple of dishcloths. tidytipsy.wordpress.com I would highly recommend using cotton yarn. 32. Wrap pipe-cleaner letters in yarn. bkids.typepad.com Directions here. 33. Add some to a feeder for birds to use in their nests. greenbeesbees.blogspot.jp It'll be a lovely, colorful surprise. 34. Pay homage to your craft with a downright cascade. inspiredbythis.com They're not full balls of yarn, but rather Styrofoam balls wrapped with a small amount of leftovers.