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: 302,466
Currently Running With Scissors:
649 Guests and 22 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 [2]  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Any patterns/uses for US 36 needles?  (Read 1281 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
FiSHWINDOWS
Born with a Glue Gun in My Hand
Offline Offline

Posts: 38
Joined: 18-Nov-2007


View Profile WWW
« Reply #10 on: November 21, 2007 07:01:59 AM »

you could kill vampires with them
XD

jk those are stiill huge needles... my om has those and she gets the fluffy glittery novelty yarns and makes shawls for curling up on the couch with
THIS ROCKS   Logged

2-D Animator that just likes makin' stuff.
<a href="http://www.craftster.org/pictures/showphoto.php?photo=90669&cat=500">MY CRAFTSTER GALLERY</a>
ScotSkipper402
« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2007 10:24:11 AM »

Mason Dixon Knits has a bathmat make on honking big needles.. The Absorba
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"For what do we exist, but to laugh at our neighbors and be laughed at in our turn?"

My stash of supplies is now Beyond Life Expectancy. I love personal swaps! http://www.wists.com/redmennis
eatyerhartout
« Reply #12 on: November 22, 2007 01:06:29 PM »

you could kill vampires with them
XD

lol This was my first thought, too! You could always use them to make an afghan or a reeeally absorbant dishcloth/bathmat/etc. But, I'm with you, if you're not going to use them very often (or not at all), why spend the $20-30 on them? Just modify the pattern.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I like to do personal swaps now and again.

I knit, crochet, and make stitch markers.

Just pm me if you wanna swap. Smiley
Magill
« Reply #13 on: November 26, 2007 09:08:01 AM »

You could also use 25s instead. For the cape you'd have to CO more stitches, but wouldn't be difficult for this pattern. Figure out your sts per inch, then how many inches the CO sts in the pattern makes and multiply your gauges times inches.
Yeah, I was thinking I could adjust for 19s if I couldn't find further use for the really big 'uns. I'm not sure what else I'd do with 25s either to be honest.

That's a cool scarf, atroxsilentium.

I adjusted for the 19s, because I liked the smaller gauge (I think the  Fair Isle version in the photo uses 19s rather than 35s, as it looks more like the kid's version).

Here's what it looked like:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/13610111@N02/1404452499/
THIS ROCKS   Logged
cfbandit
Offline Offline

Posts: 778
Joined: 27-Aug-2006

Rock on with your bad self, Penny!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #14 on: November 26, 2007 10:18:34 AM »

I offered to knit my housemate anything she wanted from Loop-D-Loop and she opted for a pattern that calls for US 36 circulars. As much as I dig owning oddball tools, I'd hope to use a set of $25 needles more than once. Smiley

Any patterns or items that would use needles this size?

I know of a Rowan pattern or two that uses them...

I wouldn't spend $25 on them, though - those would seem like a prime candidate for breaking out some dowels and aquarium tubing and you could make them a lot cheaper!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Blog: http://craftingyoohooville.blogspot.com
My Wist: http://www.wists.com/cfbandit

Ravelry: cfbandit

Member of the Al-ette Fan Club
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 [2]  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
How Difficult is the Violin to Learn
Can I Learn the Violin as an Adult Beginner
How to Play the Song "JUST AS I AM" on a Dobro
How to Draw a Portrait
How to Play Monopoly
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Coffee Mug Cozy
March 25, 2015 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: How to Make 110 Prayer Flags

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.