Project Completed (THANK GOD!!!)

NewfieKnitter's picture

Ok so I know you Yarn Snobs out there will be like "OMG IT"S DONE IN ACRYLIC!!!" but deal with it (Just kidding), although I do actually enjoy knitting with acrylic threads. so I said I would get some pictures posted when I got around to finishing a couple of things. Here they are:


JDM511's picture

When I make things for

When I make things for people who I am not sure if they will properly care for wool or for my kids where they out grow too quickly (and they are slobs, so easy laundering is a must) I will use acrylic. I am not about to put months of work into a sweater that is shrunk on the first washing! You have to take the final home of your project into account when selecting the materials to make it.


ronhuber's picture

What kind of acrylic do you

What kind of acrylic do you use - Paton's Canadiana? The set looks really nice.

NewfieKnitter's picture

It is actually just plain

It is actually just plain old "Red Heart" acrylic. I am a boy after my grandmother's heart. it is all she uses... Happy Knitting.

"You want me to knit you a pair of socks??? Give me your foot!!!!"

AndrewNiehus's picture

Looks good, and acrylic is

Looks good, and acrylic is not a horrible thing, just bad acrylic. Believe me, I have friends that I don't talk to due to them making me use bad acrylic for the projects I make for them.

eyedoc's picture

Hey, nothing wrong with

Hey, nothing wrong with acrylic. It's cheaper, handles well and is a hell of alot more comfortable than wool next to the skin (mine anyways)! LOL Nice work, by the way.