Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-11-2006, 12:17 AM   #1
craftyhands22
Casting On
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 24
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Recycling yarn...
So I have been to Goodwill and TJ Max lately and have noticed some insanely hideous sweaters and scarves, but some of them have a lot of potential to be beautiful if I ripped out the work and knitted it into something new. My question is how do I go about ripping out something that was factory made? Where do I and how do I begin the unravelling process? Thanks!
craftyhands22 is offline   Reply With Quote

 

This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 12-11-2006, 01:07 AM   #2
knitqueen
Grafting the Toe
 
knitqueen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Western Canada
Posts: 4,246
Thanks: 139
Thanked 148 Times in 132 Posts
Here is a great tutorial to get you started. The most important thing to remember when you're looking at thrift store sweaters is to make sure that the seams have not been serged. The tutorial will describe that and so much more.

Here is another one.

Have fun!!

xxx
knitqueen is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
recycling yarn tarrentella General Knitting 3 12-14-2007 10:52 AM
Recycling Yarn katiebug081504 How-to Questions 1 06-09-2007 05:54 PM
Recycling yarn Abbily General Knitting 7 05-01-2007 07:23 AM
recycling yarn KatyKoolkat How-to Questions 3 03-01-2006 08:38 PM
recycling yarn feministmama General Knitting 8 09-09-2005 03:27 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:43 PM.