Now that my Daisy Afghan is finished, I have tons of scrap yarn laying around. Lots of little pieces from weaving in all those ends! I’ve seen the idea of putting the leftover yarn in a suet bird feeder featured on a couple different blogs and thought this would be the perfect thing to do now thats its Spring. The birds use the yarn as nesting material along with natural materials such as twigs, mud, hair, dry leaves, bark, moss, and more. According to The Humane Society it is safe for you to put out yarn or string to help the birds build their nest BUT you must make sure the yarn is somewhere between 4 to 8 inches long.
You can purchase any kind of suet feeder. I liked this Easy Fill Deluxe Suet Feeder with Roof so my yarn wouldn’t get too soggy in the PNW rain.
Be sure to trim your longer scraps of yarn between 4 to 8 inches and fill your suet feeder!