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: Do you have a crafty tattoo?  We'd love to feature it in our Crafty Tattoos blog series!  Share it with us here!
Total Members: 306,564
Currently Running With Scissors:
399 Guests and 17 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: Metal buttons meet chunky yarn--love at first sight!  (Read 1016 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Make All Things, especially from stash
Offline Offline

Posts: 34399
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Need Pink Floyd stamps for hubby! Will Swap!!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: March 02, 2011 07:27:00 PM »

Of course, now that the weather is warming up, I am finally finishing up some WIPS! Wink

I made this cowl and matching wristwarmers and decorated them with those odd leftover metal buttons...I even had a few from my Dad's old army uniform from the 1960's!
The pattern was from Crochet World...I added a thumb to the wristwarmers since I like them.



yep--nine buttons per wristwarmer!  and I messed up and had to do one hand TWICE! Grin


Thanks for looking!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

rottenlittleboys
Offline Offline

Posts: 2326
Joined: 26-Jul-2005

Inspiration without application is moot.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2011 05:07:43 AM »

Wow, I love the juxtaposition of the bright metal buttons against the dark reds of the yarn.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Make All Things, especially from stash
Offline Offline

Posts: 34399
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Need Pink Floyd stamps for hubby! Will Swap!!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2011 06:13:02 AM »

Thank you--and you can hear me coming down the hall...clank, clank, clank... Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Maria Merlino
An Invitation to You to Explore My Work
Offline Offline

Posts: 1048
Joined: 22-Feb-2010


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2011 06:27:24 AM »

Pretty and Shiny!

Maria
THIS ROCKS   Logged

secondhandsusie
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2011 10:47:27 AM »

Ooooooo pretty!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My crafty, eco-y, charity shopp-y, vegan-y, happy-y blog...

http://secondhandsusie.blogspot.co.uk/
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



Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Scrap Busting Artwork
Let's Monkey Around!
Meatless Monday: Lemon Cornmeal Waffles

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.