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 now organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 300,911
Currently Running With Scissors:
365 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: A butt-load of yarn and never anything to start a project?  (Read 369 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Locutus137
« on: September 19, 2006 02:30:29 PM »

I have a scary stash.  And I don't normally by onesies twosies either.  I have enough of quite a few things to make sweaters.  Problem is, I can never find anything to make.  Is there anyplace online where you can search for patterns by yarn weight or gauge or anything?

For example - I bought some Plymouth Fantasy Naturale with the sole purpose of making a toddler sweater.  Now, I can't find a pattern.  I've looked through tons of my books.  Skimmed dozens of websites....  Any suggestions?

PS - Fantasy Naturale is:
140yds/100gms
18 sts / 4 inches
Size 8 needles
THIS ROCKS   Logged
brit0602
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2006 02:42:37 PM »

I know that knit picks lets you do that.  Also you can also find a similar weight yarn at some of the places like lion brand and then you can search for patterns that go with those yarns on their websites.  I'm not really to sure about many more...this is a good question!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

KNITTER'S GEEK CODE Grin
K C R +++ Exp+ Spm++ Bam+++ Addi> Cot+ Baa++ Lux+ Stash++(+) Scale++ Fin>+ Ent(soon) FI Int Tex++ Lace++ Felt++ Circ ML>+++ Swatch KIP++ EZ FO++ WIP+(+) GuageAll ALTX+Sp>+++
Shortstuff411
Offline Offline

Posts: 248
Joined: 20-Feb-2006

Yarn Frog Princess and sometime Knittin' Kitten


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2006 02:52:34 PM »

knittingpatterncentral is a good site to try.

I de-stashed tonight, its still scarily big, Ithink if I knitted for the rest of my life I would never get through it!!  Shocked
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have...
mcekar
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2006 03:14:52 PM »

I'm making Trellis from knitty http://knitty.com/ISSUEspring05/PATTtrellis.html for a friend of mine who's due in February.  Unfortunately, I think she'll have to wait till the Christmas rush is over  Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged
tenrec
Offline Offline

Posts: 406
Joined: 17-Feb-2005

*adaptive*radiation*


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2006 03:19:47 PM »

Along with their deadly discounted yarn (well, deadly to the bank account at least!), elann.com has a pattern search feature - you can enter gauge, season, type of project (accessory, sweater, etc.), and style (baby, children, adult, home decor, etc.).  They have individual patterns for sale, plus they've indexed some/most of the patterns in the books they have for sale.

It's here:
http://secure.elann.com/patternsearch.asp
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 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
Adobe Photoshop CS2 - How to Use the Lightbox and Thumbnail View
Adobe Photoshop CS2 - Introducing the Adobe Bridge
Adobe Photoshop CS2 - Text Effects
Adobe Photoshop CS2 - How to Create a Dramatic Sky and Crop the Image
Adobe Photoshop CS2 - How to Sharpen the Focus
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Gift Ideas: Wooden Chain
Handmade Gift Ideas: Upcycled Car Trash Bag
Tute Tuesday: Honkin' Big Beach Ball Snowman

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.