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Mommy22alyns 06-20-2007 01:26 PM

What's the ugliest thing you've ever knitted?
 
I finished my first sock a few days ago and it is SO huge and hideous, I don't even want to take a pic of it. :ick:

So help me feel better and tell me all about the ugliest thing you've ever knitted - and completed!

jjminarcik 06-20-2007 01:47 PM

My worst project was my first sock, too! It was :ick: :ick: :ick: and was the ugliest color, so many mistakes, and looked like it would fit Bigfoot. I laugh about it now, as my socks have gotten much better!

brendajos 06-20-2007 01:53 PM

well it is apparently so hideous that KH doesn't even want it displayed... let's try again...




And that would be the reason I never use fun fur cwap anymore! :doh:


oh btw... it's a cell phone cover and there was a matching scarf out there in the world...lol

bip 06-20-2007 01:54 PM

Well, I got about 90% of the way through Pinup Queen (in SNB Handbook), but for some reason I was double stranding neon green and dark purple Lionbrand microspun. I have no idea what possessed me, normally I have very good taste, lol. Fortunately, I ran into something I couldn't figure out (I was a new knitter at the time), and I put the project aside. When I picked it up again, I was like, "Oh no no no NO. No. Bad knitter. Bad, bad knitter." And I frogged it.

I am working on a pretty ugly blanket at the moment. It is supposed to be pretty, see? http://www.canknit.com/free/ns.html But I didn't plan out the color order ahead of time and it is looking gawdawful.

Just what everyone needs around the house, an ugly, NON machine washable afghan! :lol:

mum2caden 06-20-2007 01:56 PM

LOL- Well novelty yarn doesn't even look good in the skein, so I have no idea why anyone would want to knit with it...

So far I haven't knit anything terribly ugly- my first dishcloth was my worst. It was a Grandmother's favorite, and for some reason I thought I was supposed to add another YO two stitches before the end of the row, along with the YO at the beginning of the row.

Apparently that makes a diamond-ish, curvy boat shaped thing, lol.

auburnchick 06-20-2007 01:58 PM

A cable purse, using a Lion Brand pattern and wool-ease. Apparently my gauge was way off, so the bag turned out large enough for an Amazon woman. I posted pictures on the stashbusting kal.

The bag now hangs in my closet waiting to be made into something else. :wall:

KnittingNat 06-20-2007 01:59 PM

A few years ago i thought i could knit a sweater without any pattern, just out of my head, ya know... So i have this HUGE, UGLY, SHAPELESS sweater made out of gorgeous eggplant colour mohair... Now that i get to think of that - maybe i should frog the whole thing:think:? Any ideas for mohair projects:happydance:?

marykz 06-20-2007 02:02 PM

homespun handbag. let no more be said.... it was awful.

Stiney 06-20-2007 02:27 PM



This was supposed to be a straight scarf.

The pattern was wrong. The yarn was cheap acrylic sport weight, it was my first project, done on plastic needles. My stitches aren't even, and it's just fug. I didn't do a good job casting on or binding off with the ribbon.

You can see a picture of what the scarf is SUPPOSED to look like here.

AmandaC 06-20-2007 02:32 PM

Sorry Stine ... but the fact that it was meant to be straight and it turned out like that has made me :roflhard:


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