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.
December Announcement: It's time for our Eighth Annual Gingerbread Contest!  Craft and enter a project for a chance to win a prize!
Total Members: 319,838
Currently Running With Scissors:
302 Guests and 7 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 won yarn!!! Help me decide what to do with it!  (Read 727 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
« on: December 21, 2006 07:08:29 PM »

I can't belive it, Ive never won anything in my life. My LYS had a drawing for their 2 year anniversary and I won! I also won a pattern but it's for a very basic 4x4 ribbed scarf. I've knitted up soo many ribbed scarves I can't bear to do another. sooo help me with ideas!

the yarn is baby alpaca grande. 2 skeins of color 2961


click color card  and it's 2961 which is in the upper left hand. You can't really tell but it's worsted and it looks like one strand is black, the other a rusty brown.

Im am up for a challenge, I'd say Im an intermediate knitter. I'd love to get better at lace but its not right for it. I do love cables, but I think the yarn is too soft or that. It's very very soft, I can't imagine it holding a shape very well.
« Last Edit: December 21, 2006 07:10:36 PM by berriegrrl » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2006 07:35:44 PM »

Lucky you Smiley

Offline Offline

Posts: 388
Joined: 15-Mar-2005


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2006 08:14:43 PM »

Well if cables and lace are out, it sounds like you need a textured stitch, like a basket weave or somesuch.
I, personally, am in love with this one.
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2006 08:32:10 PM »

Check out this bobble scarf.  It is super cute.  I knitted one with leaf green alpaca from knitpicks.  I did a 5-stitch bobble.


« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2006 09:54:34 AM »

that is my absolute *favorite* yarn.  I made a beanie out of a little less than one skein with the hat calculator ( http://www.earthguild.com/products/knitcroc/marypat/hatcalc.htm ) and it's the warmest hat I own.  So maybe a nice hat? Smiley
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Recycled Sweater Quilt
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Mini Heart Pinata
Oh, deer!

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

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 ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.