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.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 302,712
Currently Running With Scissors:
512 Guests and 21 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 5  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: never say never  (Read 45200 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
olenka
Offline Offline

Posts: 594
Joined: 15-Jun-2004

if i can't dance, i don't want your revolution


View Profile WWW
« on: July 07, 2006 07:43:20 AM »



This scarf is made from cotton yarn that somebody (to whom I'm gratefully) have given me. I used 4 balls 50g each (and still have 4 more), color of the yarn is not one of my favorites so I was sure that I will NEVER find use fore it. bag with 8 balls of yarn stayed fore 5 years in my closet till I signed up fore "use what you have" group on flickr and found lovely crochet  pattern that is combination of double crochet and chain. i wasn't allowed to by new yarn so I used the one I already had. It is great feeling to use something that was hidden fore so long.
 After first 60 rows of the scarf I was sure that I will NEVER finish. I stopped working on it, 2 days a go I found it and decided not to waist time I have already spend macking it and now I'm pretty proud of my self.  I wonder if I should add a fringe and/ore dye it a stronger colour. What do you guys think?

Close up of pattern:

two action shots.

THIS ROCKS   Logged

kahluakiggy
Tirelessly working to raise the next generation of Craftsters.
Offline Offline

Posts: 1024
Joined: 24-Oct-2005


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2006 08:09:07 AM »

That is beautiful!!!  You did a great job!  I vote no on the fringe, but I think if you're not into the color, you should dye it.  It's too pretty to sit in a closet just because it's the wrong color!

Kind of gives me an idea for the HUGE box of crochet cotton that I bought at a yard sale for $3 last weekend.  lol
THIS ROCKS   Logged

What doesn't kill you makes you stranger. --The Joker

After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure. -- Albus Dumbledore

Sokka: My first girlfriend turned into the moon.
Zuko: Thats rough, buddy.
theresamaresa
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2006 08:10:44 AM »

Personally I like the color, but if it's something you can't wear (and can't bear to gift) then dying it is always an option. I can't really picture it with fringe, though I suppose it would help you use up some more of that cotton.

It's a lovely scarf- it looks like it has great drape and an interesting pattern. Pretty, pretty!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
the littlest ninja
Offline Offline

Posts: 762
Joined: 04-Jun-2005

Feed that mustache, son.


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2006 08:10:58 AM »

Oh olenka, I am constantly amazed and delighted by the stuff you make (and your patience)  Grin  I think it's beautiful just the way it is, but I like that kind of grey-green color.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Take that you stupid corn!
dewbaby00
Check this out...
Offline Offline

Posts: 357
Joined: 21-May-2004


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2006 08:15:40 AM »

Very pretty....when I first saw the second pic I thought it was a vest.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

christinacoghill
Offline Offline

Posts: 1480
Joined: 02-Jul-2006

My biggest fans!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2006 10:32:45 AM »

I really like this pattern. Where did you find it at? and I would go with dyeing it if you don't like the color.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

lvb56003
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2006 10:52:24 AM »

LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVET!  No fringe, keep it as is.

Leeanne
THIS ROCKS   Logged
tenaj51
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2006 10:59:20 AM »

Good job, where did you find the pattern?  I'd vote for leaving it as is, no fringe & I like the color.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
mynta
Tutorial Contributor

True Mistress of Chaos
Offline Offline

Posts: 1358
Joined: 17-May-2005


View Profile
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2006 12:30:46 PM »

Dont touch it, girl! It is amazing just as it is and I bet it really make a stunning contrast to all your fab black jewels.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

..yes, it IS like that! U should see my Craftingroom. Chaos, just chaos and Im the only one who can master that room.
decarillion
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2006 12:44:09 PM »

It is lovely as is, color and all. It looks delicate and feminine...and no, do not fringe it!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 5  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Iggy Azalea Wants Women to Relate to Her Body
Southern Style Tips: Makeup Bag Essentials
Take the Fear Out Of Fashion This Spring
How to Make a Grapefruit Salt Scrub
April 2015 Birchbox with Juliette
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Rustic Fabric Pumpkins
I See London; I See France!
Meatless Monday: Zucchini Pineapple Loaf

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