A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can get cheap (and legal! Wink) advertising by donating a challenge prize! Go here for more info.
Total Members: 302,571
Currently Running With Scissors:
588 Guests and 22 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Topics
Pages: [1]
1  California / California: Central / Santa Cruz - Handbag Sale on: April 29, 2008 12:56:27 PM
We're opening the Jordana Paige warehouse for three days. You'll be able to purchase less-than-perfect Jordana Paige bags at 25-75% off retail.

Sunday, May 4 from 11am to 4pm
Monday, May 5 from 11am to 6pm
Tuesday, May 6 from 11am to 6pm

820 Swift Street, Building E, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Directions: From San Jose, take Hwy 17 South. Continue on Hwy 1 N. Bear right on Mission Street. Stay on Mission Street for 1.6 miles. Turn left on Swift Street. The Jordana Paige warehouse will be immediately on your left. It's green, with a blue door. If you reach the railroad tracks, you've gone too far.

The Fine Print: All sales are final. Limit 4 items per customer. Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express will be accepted. No checks. Customer must be present to purchase. Discounted product cannot be purchased online or by phone.

http://www.jordanapaige.com
2  California / California: Central / San Jose SnB on: December 27, 2004 02:34:17 PM
Hi!  I wanted to invite everyone in the San Jose area to our SnB group. We meet every Sunday. You can find out more by going to our Yahoo group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/stitchnbitchsjsu/

Hope to see you there!

-Jordana
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Tutorial: Spangle Sequins Scarf on: October 17, 2004 08:50:17 PM
Everywhere I go my eye keeps catching sparkly, net-like scarves and shawls. This knit version is made with columns of eyelets through which sequins are woven.

If your local craft store doesnt have the color sequins you desire, a quick search on the net for single slung sequins will turn up many colors, shapes and sizes. Also try weaving ribbon through the scarf.

http://www.jordanapaige.com/patternimages/spangle1.jpg

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Width: 6.5 inches
Length: 50 inches (not including fringe)

MATERIALS
Ironstone Yarns [78% Mohair, 13% Wool, 9% Nylon; 89 yd per 40g skein];
color: Silver; 2 skeins

1 set US #10/6mm straight needles
6yds single slung sequins
Darning needle
Crochet hook

GAUGE
16 sts/18 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch

PATTERN
CO 27 sts.

Row 1: K3, yo, k2tog, *k2tog, yo, repeat from * two more times, k2 yo k2tog, *k2tog, yo, repeat from * two more times, k2, yo, k2tog, k2

Row 2: P

Row 3: K3, yo, k2tog, k1, *k2tog, yo, repeat from * one more time, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, *k2tog, yo, repeat from * one more time, k3, yo, k2tog, k2

Row 4: P

Repeat these 4 rows until scarf measure 50 inches. End with row 2. BO 27 sts.

http://www.jordanapaige.com/patternimages/stitchpattern.jpg


FINISHING
Run yarns ends through scarf.

Cut sequins into three, 2yd strips. Use tape on the ends. Delicately weave sequins in and out of the three eyelet columns. Pull sequins taut to keep straight. 

Fringe
Wrap yarn lengthwise around a tape cassette case 4-5 times (one wrap is about 10 inches.) Cut yarn at one end. Insert a crochet hook from back to front on the edge of the scarf where the sequin strip is. With your clump of yarn folded in half, pull it partially through the scarf using the crochet hook. Pull the yarn ends through the loop. Before pulling tight, bring the end of the sequin through the back of the loop and then through the front of the first eyelet. Pull fringe tight. Repeat for other sequin edges and in between sequin strips. Trim fringe straight.

Sequin Finishing
To prevent sequins from falling off the ends (without using tape), carefully slide off a few sequins, leaving the threads. Double knot the threads.


Enjoy!

-Jordana
Pages: [1]


only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Monkey Puzzle Painting by Carolyn Oberst
Paintings on Paper by Carolyn Oberst
Sock Dolls Embrace Painting by Carolyn Oberst
The Frog Prince Pines for Love Painting by Carolyn Oberst
Irrational Exuberance Painting by Carolyn Oberst
Latest Blog Articles
Spotlight on: Book Making & Binding
@Home This Weekend: Magical Fairy Garden
DIY Summer

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.