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: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 304,766
Currently Running With Scissors:
547 Guests and 10 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 5  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Post here, if u made or altered a skully sweater from Stitch n Bitch  (Read 13958 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
mangacreation
« on: September 28, 2005 06:07:55 PM »

 Cheesy Im going to make a slightly altered version and might use some different yarn, then it hit me. i needed to know what many of u guys thought of it and all! So if u hav made one and got a pic or something of it, plz post and say what u got to say about it and the pattern.

Heres kinda what i want to here:
1. Problems with it
2. things that needed chaning
3. Might want to change the yarn type for the pattern
4. THings to watch out for
5. similiar info on this topic.

Thanx for all those that come and show there hot knitting stuff here!  Cool
THIS ROCKS   Logged
lesleycayton
Offline Offline

Posts: 65
Joined: 08-Oct-2004

deedle deedle dee. wubba wubba wubba.


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2005 06:45:38 PM »

I started the skully sweater & finished the front, the back and a sleeve before froggin the whole thing.  I frogged it because of the sleeve shaping in the pattern---there isn't any.  I fiddled with the math to make it oversized for a friend, but when I got to the end of the first sleeve, it was just a big long tube that looked really gross.  So just bear that in mind when you do it---you can probably crib decrease instructions for a sleeve from another sweater pattern if you care about that.  When I start over with this project that's what I'll do!   Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged
supergirle
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2005 07:49:49 PM »

My mom made that for me!  I love it I wear it very very often she used very heavy black yarn so I dont even wear a coat with it usually!  Its so awesome she said it was easy for her but I dont know, my mom is fiftysomething and has been knitting since early childhood so pretty much anything is easy for her even a fairisle or feather and fan pattern is "easy" for her...............lucky!  Anyways she said it was simple the only thing she changed about it was the collar mine is more squarish and off the shoulder more fem thant the one in the book thats for sure.  Good luck with it!  Maybe I can post some pics of mine.....
THIS ROCKS   Logged
karm3n
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2005 06:32:59 AM »

i've got the front and back done and i'm almost done with one sleeve. no problems so far except for the pain in the ass of weaving in all those ends in the intartia.

but i'll let you know when it's done. maybe i'll even post a picture if it turns out okay. it's my first sweater attempt so i don't really have alot of faith in it being great.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
princesscarwash
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2005 08:16:15 AM »

mine's been half finished in a cupboard somewhere, i think now i've just about got the skill to rip it back and start again with some shaping because it's huge on me!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

nushybum
nushybum the magnificent
Offline Offline

Posts: 1965
Joined: 23-Apr-2005

Masquerade!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2005 08:18:11 AM »

OOH! I hope someone posts. I've been debating knitting this for *AGES* and still don't know whether to or not....whether I should use lighter yarn, make it more fitted....Argh.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Shock Paper Scissors - a modern magazine for contempory crafters

Magic Fingers - a craft blog
Ninni
« Reply #6 on: September 29, 2005 08:43:48 AM »

I really liked the idea of Skully, but wanted some shaping - so I used Cowl pattern from the same book, but used stockinette stitch, added the skulls to the sleeves, and made no cowl but a neckline similar to Skullys . And, well, I didnt use the original skull pattern either, but Junko Mizunos  skull bunny logo, so Im not so sure if this actually counts as Skully Sweater... Anyway, mine turned out great, and I have achieved lots of compliments. As for yarn, I used Garnstudios Alfa (gauge 13st./10cm).
THIS ROCKS   Logged
nushybum
nushybum the magnificent
Offline Offline

Posts: 1965
Joined: 23-Apr-2005

Masquerade!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #7 on: September 29, 2005 08:46:14 AM »

Ninni - that sounds really, really cool! Please, please PLEASE post a picture?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Shock Paper Scissors - a modern magazine for contempory crafters

Magic Fingers - a craft blog
heart_bats
Offline Offline

Posts: 169
Joined: 25-Jun-2005

my favorite sport? knitting!


View Profile
« Reply #8 on: September 29, 2005 10:34:34 AM »

I didn't do a swatch, and because I knit pretty tight it ended up a "true small", not an "oversized small."  Which is fine with me.  If this is what you're aiming for, let me know and I'll give more details on my exact gauge & measurements.  I still have to seam it up & weave in those *hellish* ends. 

Oh, and I thought the neck turned out to be a bit tight.  I have to pull for a couple secs before it pops down over my head.  And I don't have a big melon, either.  I might redo it as a v neck. 
THIS ROCKS   Logged
spirals420
I swear to the stars... I'll burn this whole city down
Offline Offline

Posts: 2358
Joined: 25-Feb-2005

turn it up, so you know it's got soul... jellyroll


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #9 on: September 29, 2005 12:44:33 PM »

what weight of yarn does it require? chunky?  id really like to make this forsure but i dont want to spend alot on yarn....
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 5  All 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 Make a Sriracha Side Dish with Bok Choy
A Tasty Sashimi Tuna Tostada Appetizer
How to Make Homemade Sushi
5 Traditional Dishes for the Chinese New Year
How to Make Traditional Chinese Dumplings
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Pea, Potato, Leek, Mint Soup
@Home This Weekend: Create a Spooky Yard
CrafTATstic Crafty Tattoos: Featured Artist Katrina Polacek

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.