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: Fanatic Friends of Craftster now have the ability to disable ads on Craftster! Read more here.
Total Members: 296,684
Currently Running With Scissors:
577 Guests and 25 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 [2] 3  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Are You a Knit-Nut?  (Read 1378 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Zanti MissKnit
Offline Offline

Posts: 574
Joined: 17-Oct-2004

Formerly known as AndreaLH


View Profile WWW
« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2006 09:08:28 AM »

I was thinking the same thing. How DO you get in and out of that thing?

I thinking that is it actually knit ON the model, much like Marilyn Monroe's dresses were sewn on her body for a perfect fit.

Now I want to see a knit coccoon!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

aliastriona_angerboda
Pirate Queen, Insane Woman, Complete Nerd
Offline Offline

Posts: 2070
Joined: 12-Jan-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2006 09:17:33 AM »

That's disturbing...

If you actually managed to make it, then get into it, it would be insanely restrictive...no more raising your arms...every time you sat down it would attempt to choke you to death...

With certain types of yarn, you would build up unbelievable amounts of static while walking, then when you tried to climb out of it, it would zap you and try to steal your clothes via static cling...okay, so now I'm just trying to picture my beyond waist-length hair after putting that on, wearing it all day, then taking it off...hmm, tangled, mussed, and static-filled.

'Fugly monstrosity comes with free unkempt-style makeover'...I should make one for everybody  Tongue
THIS ROCKS   Logged

kinkyknit
Pathological Knitter
Offline Offline

Posts: 841
Joined: 02-Jun-2005


View Profile
« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2006 11:38:14 AM »


With certain types of yarn, you would build up unbelievable amounts of static while walking, then when you tried to climb out of it, it would zap you and try to steal your clothes via static cling...okay, so now I'm just trying to picture my beyond waist-length hair after putting that on, wearing it all day, then taking it off...hmm, tangled, mussed, and static-filled.

Hang on... Does this explain the birth of the afro?Huh  the chronology fits...!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

iris123s
« Reply #13 on: February 21, 2006 11:45:31 AM »

You know, the first thing I thought when I saw that picture is exactly how many people actually made that thing.  You know somebody did, and she probably wore it and thought she was just the height of fashion.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
nongshim
« Reply #14 on: February 21, 2006 12:19:54 PM »

Well you see, when you reach a certain level of "knit nuttiness" you are expected to knit your own restraining garments.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Zanti MissKnit
Offline Offline

Posts: 574
Joined: 17-Oct-2004

Formerly known as AndreaLH


View Profile WWW
« Reply #15 on: February 21, 2006 12:23:50 PM »

Damn. . . now I want a knit straightjacket!

I believe someone made one at one point.  Well, not knitted:

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=10399.0

The Interweave Knits Corset Pullover reminded me of a straightjacket; I think that's what I'm thinking of.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Knit_Dork24
Offline Offline

Posts: 425
Joined: 19-Aug-2005

Do you feel crafty? Well, do ya... punk?


View Profile WWW
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2006 05:33:36 AM »

The Interweave Knits Corset Pullover reminded me of a straightjacket; I think that's what I'm thinking of.

I totally agree. That might be why I never really liked that sweater.

And speaking of restraints, this Shawl-thingie reminds me of those finger traps you get at the dollar store. Once you're in, you never get out.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Blondes here don't jump out of cakes

http://eat-sleep-knit.blogspot.com
spurtiic
Jennorific
Offline Offline

Posts: 1342
Joined: 23-Dec-2004

I made BEST OF 2007 for my frozen bird nest pic!


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2006 12:55:12 PM »

People are on this poncho making craze, and I thought those were pretty awful... but this...this is a travesty of yarn. 
I bet the girl in the pic was just a big sweaty beast after the photo shoot.  Body odor was awful that day in the studio  Tongue
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Life isn't complete 'til you crochet a uterus for a friend.  Just make sure your fallopian tubes point down and not up! No one needs to lose an eye this way! Wink

I love personal swaps for small stuff (including Hershey Kisses!)! PM me for happy fun rockin' good times!
Shortstuff411
Offline Offline

Posts: 248
Joined: 20-Feb-2006

Yarn Frog Princess and sometime Knittin' Kitten


View Profile
« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2006 04:26:43 PM »

Hi, this is my first post on here, yeah, I am a knit nut... but crikey!!!  Grin

Can you imagine how heavy that THING would get if you got caught in the rain???  Shocked
(Reminded me of 'Thing' from the 'Addams Family')!!!  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have...
alexafree
« Reply #19 on: February 22, 2006 04:52:58 PM »

If you liked that vintage pattern you MUST check out this blog. It is dedicated to spoofing vintage patterns. It is relentless.

http://www.threadbared.com/

Go there now it is hilarious.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 [2] 3  All 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
How to Do a Fishtail Seashell Bun
How to Get Perfect Holiday Waves in 10 Minutes Flat
Hair Tips: Dealing With Hat Hair
How to Do a Fishtail Bun
How to Do a Milkmaid Plait
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Teacup Bird Feeder
Winner of Craft Challenge #100-Pottermouth
July 23, 2014 Featured Projects

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.