Knitting, designing, cooking, enjoying San Francisco bay area and American way of life

    Home     Patterns     Shop     Categories     About     Contact    

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

2 sweaters into plenty of yarn to unravel, dye and knit again

Went shopping and brough back 2 very large sweaters, none of them I would even wear.
WHAT!!!!

Yes, I don't buy any sweater any more, only if I can reuse the yarn later.
I like to buy sweaters from expensive stores at 80% off and unravel the yarn.


I look for 
- good quality sweaters
- dk weight yarn are my favorite 
- no surger finish, like in this picture otherwise it will be a torture to unravel
- merino blend, 100% is the best but it is hard to find so the highest % is the best


Once you have the right sweater, you just have to find the right threat and pull. 
It will easily separate all parts of the sweater



Once you have your sweater in a few pieces, you can star to unravel
Note thar you usually start to unravel at the top of each pieces not at the ribbing





Little by little make it into a ball


And soon you will a few balls of great yarn

Next we will see how to color, untangle and finally knit it in a new project...



1 comment:

  1. Online Casino Access Channels With a variety of games.
    Sbobet Online casino sites are reputable sites for humor. Full casino support. No matter where you are in the world. It can be accessed quickly. It is also a site where staff are available to help and advise the golfer or those who intend to play 24 hours a day. In addition, the online casino site has added games and activities. Come on continuously. This is an easy-to-play multiplayer game where every player has an updated version of how to play it all the time. There are also various playing tips. The player to play with fun. The game is transmitted through our online casino site, sharp images without interruption through the Internet. For players to enjoy uninterrupted. In addition, the online games bets on our online casino site. We dare to insure that real players pay real money without taking advantage of any player. You just want to try playing gambling games rather than playing time kill games. Can be contacted directly through our website. In addition to the speed and accuracy that can be verified. Our casino site is also one of the top casinos. The country with the most rotating players each day. Thanks for the article. คาสิโน

    ReplyDelete