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Nov 3, 2011 16:17:43   #
Awesumpunk
 
Hi everyone,
I made a post a few days ago about t-shirt yarn. Well now I'm working with it, and look what I'm making:


 
Nov 3, 2011 18:36:39   #
Christine Dix
 
Very cool ! I've made a couple of rugs, shower scrubbers & bowls from tshirt yarns ! It's fun but my hand tires too quickly :cry:


Nov 3, 2011 21:25:04   #
Dreamweaver (a regular here)
 
Looks good so far. I haven't seen the yarn yet but it sure would be soft and knit up rather quickly.
Nov 4, 2011 07:33:25   #
Christine Dix
 
this is the site that I used to learn how to cut the tshirts
http://mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com/2008/03/tutorial-t-shirt-yarn.html
Nov 4, 2011 08:10:38   #
Grannybear
 
I'm wondering if the t-shirt 'yarn' would be easier to work with and smoother on the hands if pulled through the little gadgets used for braiding rugs. Just a thought.
Nov 4, 2011 08:58:56   #
Windbeam
 
Is it an afghan? Thanks Christine, she has such an interesting sight.
 
Nov 4, 2011 09:06:17   #
weaver1510
 
I'm so interested in recycling that I think I will try this. Thank you.
Nov 4, 2011 13:36:44   #
jenk57
 
I think knitting with t-shirts sounds very interesting. I have this on my "to do" list. I am currently saving old shirts from my children. I'm thinking that by the time I actually muster up enough courage to try it, I should have a large enough stash of shirts without needing to go to thrift stores.
Nov 4, 2011 18:30:38   #
Christine Dix
 
[quote=Windbeam]Is it an afghan? Thanks Christine, she has such an interesting sight.[/quot

no mine is a rug.
Nov 4, 2011 19:16:50   #
gloria Lambe
 
is this like the old "rag rugs" that were popular in the 50's....
what size needles do you use?
Nov 5, 2011 10:13:18   #
Christine Dix
 
I have not knitted only crochet, 5mm or larger hook. Yes rag rugs :P
 
Nov 5, 2011 18:46:59   #
tgrbts
 
Thank you for the post of how to cut the yarn. I had a plan to do this, but had not thought that far ahead yet. I would have cut it all apart and sewed the ends together. Or tried to cut it circularly. duh? Thanks!
 
          
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