A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 303,825
Currently Running With Scissors:
581 Guests and 8 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Images
Pages: 1 [2] 3
11  Re: Thermal from Knitty in Knitalongs by D.I.Winer on: July 13, 2007 02:06:19 PM
I thought I'd post a progress pic - I've separated the armholes now & am knitting the back.

I love this sweater SO much - even in it's unfinished state I can tell it's going to be one of my favourites! Now, only if I could knit in my sleep, this would be done in no time!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
12  Boyfriend sweater done....and we still love each other. in Knitting: Completed Projects by D.I.Winer on: June 11, 2007 05:52:26 AM
Dodged the boyfriend sweater curse with this one!

I had knit him a different sweater for christmas but he didn't like it. So we looked through tons of patterns & found the Elizabeth Zimmerman Saddle Shoulder sweater (EZ is popular amongst boyfriends & husbands!) & he wanted grey...boring, but anything to make him happy. Right?

I used 12 balls of Elann Peruvian Wool (which, for the price is AWESOME & it comes in so many different colours..and they are Canadian) and 1 ball of Patons Classic Merino for the contrasting hem (which you can't see in the photo)

It took me about a month to make this & I'm SO happy with how it turned out. Too bad it's summer now & he probably won't be wearing a wool sweater for a while.

Boyfriend approved!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
13  Seersucker Dress in Clothing for Curvaceous Craftsters: Completed Projects by D.I.Winer on: June 09, 2007 06:36:04 PM
Today I finished the dress I've been working on!

I used a skirt pattern I made a while ago for the bottom & then drafted a top for it.

The belt is sort of an obi style wrap around thing made of broadcloth I had in my stash.

I've worn it all day & it's comfy & girly!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
14  Re: Rusted Root in Knitalongs by D.I.Winer on: May 08, 2007 11:33:54 AM
I've finished mine. it took just under a week to complete.
I'm kind of bummed out, I already had one skien of Cotton Fleece in 'Cherry Moon' in my stash, so I went & bought more - understanding that there'd be a difference in dye lots, but not expecting it to be 2 TOTALLY different colours!

I didn't do the puffy sleeves.

I think I'm going to dye the whole thing? I'm not sure what kind of dye I should use though - or what colour?
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
15  Re: knitting for a boy/boyfriend/husband knit-along? in Knitalongs by D.I.Winer on: March 21, 2007 11:54:24 AM
I finished the socks for my boy!

the photo is kinda crummy...there's little X's & O's cabled down the side.....so cute!
I used some Lanett Merino sock yarn for these & they turned out really nice & soft.

Now, after much internet searching & discovering that he is far, far pickier than I ever thought...we've settled on the seamless hybrid sweater from Elizabeth Zimmerman. Now we just need to pick out some wool...which I think is going to take until next winter. Who knew that a guy who lives in jeans & t-shirts would be so picky about his clothes?
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
16  Re: Wicked from Zephyr Style in Knitalongs by D.I.Winer on: February 18, 2007 07:30:30 PM
I finished mine yesterday!

This was a stash-busting project, I used some grey wool-ease I've had in my stash for about 3 years.
I really like this sweater - I made the 44-47 size & just added about 2" to the length - I also put in some waist shaping. I really like it! there's more pictures on my blog http://heyawesome.blogspot.com I'm sure I'll knit more of these!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
17  Re: Wicked from Zephyr Style in Knitalongs by D.I.Winer on: February 05, 2007 03:56:48 PM
Jesdmill your wicked looks wicked! Smiley

Here's a progress pic of mine:

I just started on one of the sleeves, hopefully they go as quick as the rest of the sweater! I noticed that there's no decreases in the sleeves though.....which seems weird to me, so I'm going to add some in.
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
18  Morse Code sweater for my boyfriend! in Knitting: Completed Projects by D.I.Winer on: December 10, 2006 05:06:35 PM
I knit this sweater top down raglan style for my boyfriend for christmas - the stripes in the middle are morse code - it says "my girlfriend knit this" (well, I messed up & didn't notice until way later - it *actually* says 'my girlfriennd knit this" ah well!)

Wheeee! I just need to wash it now! I used Knitpick's Swish superwash - so we'll see how it does in the dryer.

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
19  Re: Denyse Schmidt Quilt-a-long in Quilting: Discussion and Questions by D.I.Winer on: December 06, 2006 12:29:26 PM
okay, so here's a picture of my ice pops quilt so far. I just have to bind it now ...

this is my first quilt ever so there are no less than 5 billion mistakes but I have to say that even with all the errors it is SO pleasing to look at & I'm going to have a hard time wrapping it up to give away.

here is a quick photo of it - I basically just threw it down on the floor so it's not lying perfectly flat (and yes, I didn't sew the blocks in the correct order - and I didn't do that on purpose. I just realized it *after* I had sewn them all. booo.)

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
20  Re: Winter coat/jacket sewalong in Clothing Sewalongs by D.I.Winer on: November 17, 2006 05:58:39 PM
I'm all done! And it's extra cozy!

I used a Built By Wendy Simplicity pattern - if & when I make this coat again, I'm going to add some serious seaming in the front, as it is right now it's pretty shapeless...and since I'm pear shaped, I need all the help I can get...

I love love love the collar - it can also be turned down:

but my favourite part of the coat is the little bear guy I Screen printed on the inside:

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: 1 [2] 3

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Age a White Card Stock for Scrapbooking
How to Craft a Christmas Gourd Santa
How to Craft a Button Brooch
How to Craft Duct Tape Fabric
How to Craft Apple Balloons
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Cupcake Party
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Needle Minder
The Legacy of Bob Ross

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

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 ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.