View Full Version : Man's Belt Pattern?

06-13-2007, 07:38 PM
I'd like to knit myself a belt, using worsted weight yarn. Anyone know of a decent pattern for worsted?

06-13-2007, 08:04 PM
One of these? (http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com/directory/belts.php)

06-13-2007, 08:56 PM
Or perhaps one of these: http://knitty.com/ISSUEsummer05/PATTboulderbelt.html

06-13-2007, 09:18 PM
Thanks Ingrid. I already looked at those and none of them were what I'm looking for.

Rorshach, that's more, well almost exactly, what I'm looking for but it's in a much smaller yarn. It calls for a size 0 needle so I'm sure it's not worsted weight.

06-13-2007, 10:22 PM
You could really just do a long, very thin seed-stitch 'scarf' in a tight gauge. It wouldn't curl and it wouldn't stretch much if it's knit tightly.

06-16-2007, 06:53 PM
Thanks Ingrid. I was considering something like that but kinda hoped to find a more interesting looking pattern.

06-17-2007, 06:21 PM
So pick a stitch you like (maybe a cable?) from your friendly neighborhood stitch dictionary and knit a long strip of it at a tight gauge, as Ingrid says (maybe #4s?). Sew one end over a buckle and boom, it's a belt.

One stitch to consider is linen stitch, which makes a firm fabric.

Or maybe a mosaic stitch, which gives you a nice thick fabric as well, and lets you play with color.

Or stripes, if you want to go preppy.

Or anything you want.

Hey, it's a belt! As the Mason-Dixon ladies would say, you don't need no s******' pattern.

06-18-2007, 07:12 PM
That's great! I've been dying to make DH SOMETHING........this will be my first!

Or perhaps one of these: http://knitty.com/ISSUEsummer05/PATTboulderbelt.html

06-19-2007, 08:23 PM
Thanks everyone. I've decided on what I want it to looks like. I guess a pattern is overkill for a belt anyway. :lol: