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: 307,599
Currently Running With Scissors:
596 Guests and 13 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Knitting experiment  (Read 4217 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Kitten0Face
Offline Offline

Posts: 157
Joined: 25-Oct-2006

"We're All Mad Here"


View Profile
« on: December 14, 2006 11:38:30 AM »

I am by no means an advanced knitter, in fact, I really don't know how to do much of anything.  I can do one stitch, and am basically limited to scarves.

Anyway, I feel inventive having done this, but i'm sure it's probably been done :p

I crocheted the skein of yarn before I knitted it up, and got this.





It's really thick, and reallly stretchy.

So it's neat, (to me at least)  But I don't think it would be good for a scarf.  I'ven o idea what to do with it now, but I wanted to share, and see if this had been done a lot before.

Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
-Cougar1
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2006 12:51:55 PM »

That really looks nice...love the colors in it.  ~Tricia
THIS ROCKS   Logged
dair
Offline Offline

Posts: 286
Joined: 02-Feb-2006

Cute but psycho - things even out!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2006 01:43:11 PM »

thats a really great idea for some fingering i have - single crochet it, then knit with it.

really got me thinking - thanks!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Jodi1978
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2006 01:49:04 PM »

You made your own bulky yarn. Great idea.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Kookaloo_Starr
Offline Offline

Posts: 7376
Joined: 28-Jul-2006

the best things in life aren't things!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2006 01:53:04 PM »

LOVELY  IDEA  Grin
as to what to make out of it, try knitting a bag  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Use what talent you possess - the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best
50 in '14
50 in '15
gaucamolegreetings
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2006 02:47:26 PM »

Oooo, great idea.  I have a sweater I unraveled that is 100% cotton and pretty thin thread, I might have to try something with that idea...  Maybe a hat?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
kelliz
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2006 02:58:26 PM »

That's great thinking!  I might use this idea, too.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
HotPinkMartini
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2006 03:57:54 PM »

How clever!  I don't think I'd have that kind of patience, but I love the chunky, detailed look.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

All that glitters is fabulous.

<3
Muria
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2006 04:21:21 PM »

I bet it's warm!  Smiley   Did you just chain, or single crochet before you knit (I think of sc as being in rows, so a long string of single crochet to knit with is a little hard to imagine)?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Muria

Where did all this fabric come from? I CAN'T have bought THAT much!
Kitten0Face
Offline Offline

Posts: 157
Joined: 25-Oct-2006

"We're All Mad Here"


View Profile
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2006 06:52:30 PM »

I bet it's warm!  Smiley   Did you just chain, or single crochet before you knit (I think of sc as being in rows, so a long string of single crochet to knit with is a little hard to imagine)?

I crocheted the yarn by hand, so I don't know what that is. ^_^;;
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Trim the Tree: Crafty Ornaments for the Holiday Season
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Christmas Tree Hat for a Cat
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Hot/Cold Rice Packs

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 ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.