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: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 297,459
Currently Running With Scissors:
700 Guests and 28 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: I knit a hat that wasn't better suited to be a bag!  (Read 404 times)
Tags for this thread: hat  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Locksley931
« on: January 15, 2012 01:14:04 PM »

This is a simple 2x2 ribbed hat, knit in the round.  I fail completely at judging how much...or how little ribbing will stretch.  This, combined with my impatience for figuring out gauge, makes a lot of my hats gravitate toward that hazy area of "are you headware or a carrying apparatus?  My method is to hold it against the side of my head, or try to put it on while on the needles, until I think it's long enough. Then, I knit a few more rounds because I get nervous and second guess myself.

Action shot!



Not so much action shot



The yarn is lion brand wool-ease on size 8 needles.  The stitches are a bit stretched near the top because I was too lazy to find the dpns for the end and the cable on my circulars was a bit too long at that point.
« Last Edit: January 16, 2012 01:09:51 PM by sarahj2001 - Reason: Fixed Picture » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Antidigger
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2012 02:03:12 PM »

It looks great.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
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



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Select With the Magic Wand Tool in Photoshop CS3
How to Select With the Magnetic Lasso Tool in Photoshop CS3
How to Select With the Polygonal Lasso Tool in Photoshop CS3
How to Select With the Selection Tool in Flash CS3
How to Set Snapping Options in Flash CS3
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Sandwich Wrap
Falling Leaves
Meatless Monday: Provencal Inspired Quiche

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 ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.