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Mar 23, 2012 09:47:42   #
traveler204
 
I have gotten so much help as to where to buy this yarn. I saw a post that said you could crochet with it. I knit and crochet but would never have thought to crochet with this mesh yarn. I will have to look on the internet how to do this but I probably will knit mine.

I plan to make my girls each one for Mother's day and my 5 yr old granddaughter wanted one when she saw one I was making for a gift. I plan to have her try it on later today for length and will let you know how it worked.
 
Mar 23, 2012 09:54:29   #
daralene
 
Rowan has a tutorial on how to crochet the scarf if you need it.
You need to create a user name and password and then have access to all their tutorials. Their yarns are gorgeous...not cheap....but the tutorial is free.

Here is the link:
http://www.knitrowan.com/members/tutorials/kidsilk-creation-crochet-tutorial

I crocheted one and the curling is a little looser where the knitting makes the bells.
Mar 23, 2012 12:55:21   #
Deb-Babbles
 
I knit a lot of these up. I make sure to keep the adult ones at 50 to 55 inches and the child size 25 to 30 inches. When I knit one for a child/mother combo I make sure to knit both with no more than a 5 stitch cast on. This way you can get both out of one ball of yarns most times.
Mar 24, 2012 11:51:28   #
SarahRussell
 
The trick to knitting with this yarn is to keep it from twisting too much. I found if I put the yarn in a zip top baggie and closed the top to just wide enough for the yarn to go through, that it helped a lot. (My second scarf took only about 1/3 the time that the first one did without that baggie.) It's not the fastest knitting I've ever done, and I'd never make them to sell as some do, but the scarves are cute, and only a little frustrating.
Mar 24, 2012 12:34:15   #
gmcmullen
 
daralene wrote:
Rowan has a tutorial on how to crochet the scarf if you need it.
You need to create a user name and password and then have access to all their tutorials. Their yarns are gorgeous...not cheap....but the tutorial is free.

Here is the link:
http://www.knitrowan.com/members/tutorials/kidsilk-creation-crochet-tutorial

I crocheted one and the curling is a little looser where the knitting makes the bells.


I have knit several of these. I go back and forth on the same side, instead of in a circle, so there are no bells.
Sashay Scarf
Sashay Scarf...
Mar 24, 2012 14:49:53   #
SarahRussell
 
gmcmullen wrote:
daralene wrote:
Rowan has a tutorial on how to crochet the scarf if you need it.
You need to create a user name and password and then have access to all their tutorials. Their yarns are gorgeous...not cheap....but the tutorial is free.

Here is the link:
http://www.knitrowan.com/members/tutorials/kidsilk-creation-crochet-tutorial

I crocheted one and the curling is a little looser where the knitting makes the bells.


what yarn are you using? It's really pretty!

I have knit several of these. I go back and forth on the same side, instead of in a circle, so there are no bells.
quote=daralene Rowan has a tutorial on how to cr... (show quote)
 
Mar 24, 2012 15:03:19   #
Mollie
 
traveler204 wrote:
I have gotten so much help as to where to buy this yarn. I saw a post that said you could crochet with it. I knit and crochet but would never have thought to crochet with this mesh yarn. I will have to look on the internet how to do this but I probably will knit mine.

I plan to make my girls each one for Mother's day and my 5 yr old granddaughter wanted one when she saw one I was making for a gift. I plan to have her try it on later today for length and will let you know how it worked.
I have gotten so much help as to where to buy this... (show quote)


Red Heart has a YouTube video on how to crochet with it. I watched both the knit and crochet videos and was able to follow the knitted one easier.
Mar 24, 2012 15:04:28   #
traveler204
 
I will try to zip lock bag as the twist is really a problem and takes time. Thanks for the tip.
Mar 24, 2012 15:05:17   #
traveler204
 
Do not understand back and forth on same side. I use a circular knitting needle
Mar 24, 2012 17:59:26   #
MamaBonz 55
 
I made two of these this week. First one I knitted. Second one I crocheted. Both turned out nicely but the crochet was far easier and faster and looks pretty much the same. I watched this video to learn how to do the crocheted one. I'll take a look at the other video suggested here. Can't ever learn too much about this.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=wGXoPu10Tg8

I may make more of these but it doesn't have the same calming effect I get from knitting with wool. The resulting scarf is worth the effort since it only takes a couple of hours to make one.

I work at a table, leaving the yarn and the product pretty much flat on the surface. Twisting is much less troublesome that way, at least for me. Yeah, I'll probably buy more of this yarn to make gifts.
Mar 24, 2012 21:03:25   #
Damama
 
I am making one of these scarves out of Flounce, it is turning out pretty, but I find it too fiddly to do. I will finish it for my DGD but don't think I will be making any more. Do not find it as relaxing and fun as regular knitting. They are beautiful, so I guess worth the fiddling. Hugs to all
 
Mar 25, 2012 01:03:26   #
Tattinggirl
 
All ladies I have made over 100 fancy frilly scarves. I knit mine with a 5.5mm needle. I bought the small short pkg of needles they work o.k. Then the other material that is got more ribbon I use 7 or 8 needle. So hope everyone has fun & go to all the craft shows & make money. I live in Sask. Canada . Take care.
Mar 28, 2012 00:51:01   #
leannab
 
traveler204 wrote:
I have gotten so much help as to where to buy this yarn. I saw a post that said you could crochet with it. I knit and crochet but would never have thought to crochet with this mesh yarn. I will have to look on the internet how to do this but I probably will knit mine.

I plan to make my girls each one for Mother's day and my 5 yr old granddaughter wanted one when she saw one I was making for a gift. I plan to have her try it on later today for length and will let you know how it worked.
I have gotten so much help as to where to buy this... (show quote)


I crochet mine and get two out of a 30 yard ball.

See instructions below.

Leanna x
Crochet using half a ball
Crochet using half a ball...
Crochet using half a ball
Crochet using half a ball...
Crochet using half a ball
Crochet using half a ball...
Here are my Instructions
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