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: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 305,900
Currently Running With Scissors:
440 Guests and 2 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: Zaftig Dilemma  (Read 621 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
congenital pirate
Offline Offline

Posts: 154
Joined: 02-Mar-2005

not the sort of moth you might enjoy in a sandwich

View Profile WWW
« on: April 09, 2005 05:09:53 PM »

I wanted to try the Zaftig pattern from the Summer 2004 Knitty but as soon as I was done with those marvelous short-row shaped cups I realized I'm nowhere near daring or skinny enough to show off a handmade bikini top.  I though about making it into a full-length tank top but I'm concerned it would be too warm to be practical.  Any suggestions?

BTW, the yarn is Lion's Microspun (100% acrylic).  Also, I used a provisional cast-on for the straps because I wasn't sure how long I wanted to make them.  I was thinking about making them cross in the back.

Offline Offline

Posts: 404
Joined: 09-Mar-2004

Enough to make a pearl

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2005 05:23:02 PM »

What about using some sheer, georgette material and stitching it around the bottom (kind of like a handkercheif top)? That seems to be the style this summer.


congenital pirate
Offline Offline

Posts: 154
Joined: 02-Mar-2005

not the sort of moth you might enjoy in a sandwich

View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2005 10:47:31 PM »

Yeah, I thought of making it into a tank already; I suppose it's the obvious way to extend that pattern.  I'm trying to think of something really creative I can do with that pattern, like adding sleeves to make a ballet wrap or something.   Too bad there's just no way I can work a knitted bra into my lifestyle.

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

How-To Videos
New Mom Rosamund Pike Flashes Major Sideboob at 2015 Golden Globes
How to Bundle Up For Freezing Cold Weather
The Best Ways to Wear Fringe
How to Wear All Black
Emma Stone, Iggy Azalea Channel the Sixties In These Hot Winter Looks
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Painted Patriotic Table
Craft Challenge #114 - Pick It and Craft It!
Craftster Quickies: How to Make Paper Stars

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