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: Do you have an idea for improving the Craftster swap process?  Suggest and discuss it here on the Talk About The Swap Process board.
Total Members: 297,195
Currently Running With Scissors:
641 Guests and 28 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Posts
Pages: 1 2 [3] 4 5 ... 24
21  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: springtime color block socks on: March 12, 2010 12:47:42 PM
syllytuxedocat - I didn't even think of easter eggs, but now that you mention it - I totally see it!  Cheesy
and amarok thanks!  I actually started from the top and knit down so it helped make sure I got them to the length I wanted! Wink
22  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: springtime color block socks on: March 10, 2010 05:14:11 AM
thanks guys!  Cheesy
kaleidoscope_eyes: if you can knit, purl, decrease and pick up stitches then you can make socks!  Believe it or not this is my first *real* pair of socks.  You should totally give them a try - I am sure you will make a lovely pair!
lady_sepulchre: thank you!  These were actually fair-isle!
<3
23  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / springtime color block socks on: March 09, 2010 06:56:18 PM
I made some socks!
I wanted something with color and not grid-like so I came up with these:


More pics + info here: http://amazingknits.wordpress.com/2010/03/09/springtime-color-block-socks/

Thanks for looking!  Cheesy
24  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: I knit some cashmere tights! on: February 15, 2010 10:17:45 AM
so sweet - thank you!  you can totally make your own - you just have to get a little friendly with math!  Smiley
25  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: I knit some cashmere tights! on: February 13, 2010 10:45:14 AM
thanks!
maizella: just make sure if you do make a pair that when you do your gauge swatch that you stretch your gauge a bit - if you do it right on the gauge it will end up looking like leggings (at least that's what happened to me) and I had to re-do it.
kjlutz thanks!  I bought a cone of yarn and it looks like they took just about/just over half of the cone.  I have no idea how much yarn that is.  As far as how long - actual knitting time maybe just under 2 weeks.  I started officially in the beginning of January and had several false starts (which I documented in the blog posts) - and would just have them sitting there and stare at them before starting up on them again.
26  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: I knit some cashmere tights! on: February 12, 2010 05:03:04 PM
Aww thank you!  They are really warm, soft, and light too.  I kind of wish I had found a less white color but that was the only available color of that yarn.  I am kind of scared to wear them out because they will get dirty easier...
And yes quirkyfaerie you read right!  These technically are my first pair of socks.  This chart: http://home.earthlink.net/~bruxknits/pats/BasicSockChart.pdf is amazing and is how I was able to work it out.  Cheesy
27  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / I knit some cashmere tights! on: February 12, 2010 12:40:33 PM
SO HAPPY THEY ARE DONE!


I was inspired by Chanel's f/w '09 collection and decided to knit up my own pair of fuzzy cashmere tights.  I used Barbara Walker's Knitting From the Top as a guide and measured, measured, measured.

The process is documented in the links below:
start: http://amazingknits.wordpress.com/2010/01/21/spiraling-seam-awfulness/
middle: http://amazingknits.wordpress.com/2010/02/08/fixed/
end: http://amazingknits.wordpress.com/2010/02/12/ladies-and-gentlemen-my-cashmere-tights/

Thanks for looking!  Cheesy
28  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: band of hearts knit headband on: January 05, 2010 02:48:23 PM
thanks erdbeerblau!  Lots of yummy textures and so warm too!  Smiley
29  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / band of hearts knit headband on: January 03, 2010 04:04:40 PM
It is really cold out right now so I wanted to make a headband that is warm but also cute.  And here it is!   Cheesy


I also like the way it ties:

I put some more pics on my blog: http://amazingknits.wordpress.com/2010/01/03/band-of-hearts/

Thanks for looking!  Smiley
30  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Who loves mittens? Oh thats right.... EVERYBODY! on: December 26, 2009 01:02:10 PM
thanks!  will gooogle!  Cheesy
Pages: 1 2 [3] 4 5 ... 24


only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Guide to Bagels Part 2
The Best New York Pizza
How to Make Baked Catfish with Green Beans and Sweet Onions
How to Make Orange Chicken Burgers
How to Make Candied Clementines
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Pumpkin Spice Latte
@Home This Weekend: DIY Drum Light
Tute Tuesday: Fleece Puppy Bed

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.