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: Joining an Organized Swap? Please review the rules and info on a regular basis.
Total Members: 297,470
Currently Running With Scissors:
594 Guests and 27 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Topics
Pages: [1]
1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Thistle hat with earflaps on: December 30, 2006 04:33:53 PM
I was in Seattle for a week, visiting my parents, and my hands felt restless.  After digging around in my mother's stash, finding only acrylics and novelty yarns, I came up with a thistle hat with earflaps.  The shape is based on Knitty's Cross-Country Chullo, though I didn't actually read the pattern--I just looked at the picture.









There are more details on my flickr set if you're interested.
2  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Seattle beret on: December 23, 2006 04:08:29 PM
I'm out in Seattle visiting my parents for Christmas (I'm from Chicago).  While walking around in the rain, I decided I needed a hat.  My mom brought out her stash and I just started messing around.  I love crocheting hats because it goes so quickly--it's a matter of hours as opposed to a matter of days for knitting.  Anyway, this is what I came up with:

Inside
Outside
Back
Front
(You never realize how dirty your bathroom mirror is until you start taking pictures with the flash...)

It's incredibly warm because it's so thick.  I alternated popcorn stitch (5 dcs) with one sc, and then every odd-numbered row was just sc all around.  Very easy!  It took over one skein of Wool Ease Chunky, which is why there's a band of light grey.
3  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Odessa (Grumperina for MagKnits) KAL on: February 01, 2006 04:59:58 PM
Grumperina's pattern in the new MagKnits: Odessa

I love this cute little hat.  I cast on already with the recommended Cashsoft DK in color "Thunder" -- had it in the stash.  I'm doing it all on US5 DPNS, because that's what I have, and I wanted to get started.

Sadly, my cute little beads are too small to fit on the hat, but I have an idea for embellishment.

Anyone else interested?
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / 4 skeins of Silk Garden go a long way (ballet tee) on: December 28, 2005 04:22:51 PM
For my birthday present to myself back in October, I bought 4 skeins of Silk Garden (color 228 I think, although I don't have a label with me).  I was able to make the Teva Durham ballet top with them.  I actually had a bit left over.  I wish I had planned the color on the sleeves better so that they would be a bit longer. 

Trying to be a model, while not fully understanding the principles of using a flash while standing right next to a wall:


So you can see both sleeves (they don't match, and I'm not sure if I like that or don't).


If you look, you can still see the ladders from my DPNs.

I modified the pattern for gauge and for sleeves.  I had the pattern out of the Loop-d-Loop book, with cap sleeves.  I used Option #1 from Grumperina's guide to adding long sleeves, and it worked really well.

If I were to do this pattern with Noro again, I'd modify the way I did the body so that the width of those stripes matched the width of the stripes on the sleeves.
Pages: [1]


FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Crochet a Beanie Hat Part 4/26
How to Crochet a Beanie Hat Part 20/26
How to Crochet a Beanie Hat Part 24/26
How to Crochet a Beanie Hat Part 17/26
How to Crochet a Beanie Hat Part 21/26
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Sandwich Wrap
Falling Leaves
Meatless Monday: Provencal Inspired Quiche

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.