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.
News: It's time to vote for your favorite swapped project! Smiley  Vote now through Sunday, August 30th!
Total Members: 302,687
Currently Running With Scissors:
420 Guests and 7 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: doubling wool?  (Read 314 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: October 13, 2009 12:56:42 PM »

I'm no knitter but I have 10 x 50g balls of raspberry cotton yarn. I would love to make a chunky scarf could I just double up the yarn?
Also I know it sounds silly but how would I do it without making an almighty mess?
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2009 05:22:47 PM »

Yes you can double it. You need to wrap it into two seperate balls first. I read that you can then put both balls in a large ziplock, leaving a small opening for both yarn ends threaded through. I just place them in my lap and go at it.

My crocheted sock monkey cozies, used three strands.

Offline Offline

Posts: 294
Joined: 08-Jan-2008

Yes. I knitted a webcomic.

View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2009 05:01:30 AM »

Do it do it do it. Gogogo.

You definitely have enough yarn. Just take two strands from different balls and knit with them as if you're using one.

You'll need to size up your needles by a few sizes. Just experiment to see what's comfortable and looks good. I usually use size 6mm or 7mm with double 8-ply yarn.

Also, the idea that ysmeine posted sounds like a good thing to try. My knitting always gets really knotty when I try this.

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

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Things to Ask Your Financial Adviser Today
Unusual Ways People Pay for College
Goodbye, Family Summer Home
The Best Thing For Average Investors To Do Right Now
Wall Street Woes and Your Money
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Paint Cans
August 26, 2015 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Flannel Hoodie

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