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.
Breaking News: What's with all of the SPAM on Craftster?  Click here to find out what happened!
Total Members: 307,169
Currently Running With Scissors:
335 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: Knitted Brooch  (Read 1498 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
loola77
« on: October 16, 2011 04:42:22 AM »

I made this using a pattern from Ravelry called Shawl Ministry Pins by Ina Isobe but with a few minor adjustments.


Instead of yarn I've used something which i think might be a thick Embroidery floss - it is white but with a lovely shine to it.  This is a Christmas present for my boyfriend's aunt who seems to very much like brooches. I felt that changing the leftover yarn into a ball made it a little neater. I tried several different methods before i figured out how to make it into the right shape - in the end i used a circle of card at the centre which gave the yarn something to grip to.

I hope she likes it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

rrrat
Offline Offline

Posts: 494
Joined: 23-Feb-2010

little punky rat


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2011 06:25:09 AM »

It's very nice! Smiley

Funny, i made a suchlike brooch, but with the hook Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

sorry for my english. from Russia with love! ^^"

http://formspring.me/rrrat - ask me anything
http://vk.com/rrrat
http://rrrat.ru - my blog (may be spoilers for swaps!) and my creative writing - all in russian
kaz814
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5710
Joined: 03-Oct-2009


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2011 07:17:30 AM »

That's so cute!  How'd you make the needles?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
loola77
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2011 10:33:18 AM »

What did you make the hook from?

The knitting needles are tooth picks with one of the pointy ends cut off and wooden beads pushed on the end.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

rrrat
Offline Offline

Posts: 494
Joined: 23-Feb-2010

little punky rat


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2011 11:20:39 AM »

I made the hook form the polymer clay.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

sorry for my english. from Russia with love! ^^"

http://formspring.me/rrrat - ask me anything
http://vk.com/rrrat
http://rrrat.ru - my blog (may be spoilers for swaps!) and my creative writing - all in russian
Zombie_Queen
Offline Offline

Posts: 1166
Joined: 20-Apr-2008

Crafty Zombie Mama \m/


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2011 02:55:52 PM »

Adorable! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Ruby Copperhead
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 4207
Joined: 11-Aug-2008


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2011 11:34:49 AM »

Aw, both brooches are too cute!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
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



How-To Videos
How to Unlink Layers in Photoshop CS3
How to Use the Default Foreground and Background Colors in Photoshop CS3
How to Use the Erase Tool in Flash CS3
How to Use the History Palette in Photoshop CS3
How to Use the Ink Bottle Tool in Flash CS3
Latest Blog Articles
May 4, 2016 Featured Projects
I propose a toast!
Tute Tuesday: Plastic Mesh Rug

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.