Monday, June 8, 2009

Makeover Monday: 6/8

So. We take a ball of robin's egg blue cotton yarn...



...add a strip from a discarded Old Navy cotton scarf...



...and voila! Some of the prettiest nesting bowls I have made to date.
This is such a special combination, isn't it?
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Rag topping tip: take the time to find just the right material. I have found that what works best for these small stitches is tightly woven yet thin cotton. Look in the scarf section on your next trip to the thrift store! Think bandanna fabric. You have to cut the strips pretty thin (half inch or less), and the wrong material will just ravel or break for this job. Frustrating!!

Do you have a new project to share? I'm all ears!!

5 comments:

aandboriginals said...

Gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

CelticKnot said...

Love it! Such a lovely combo.

The only project I'm working on right now is a roofing job. I miss crafting though, and can't wait to make something.

Arthur said...

Stunning combo!! Some of my favourite colours, and perfectly executed as always! :D

Cottage In The Sun said...

Oh, those are sweet!! I have been busy collecting odds and ends to make my tin "stuff" more exciting - I have plans for the fall, but it's so hard to wait!

Schar Freeman said...

Soooooooo beautiful this combo is...love it!