Thursday, March 10, 2016

Made With Zpagetti Yarn - Basket With Black Ribbon







I purchased the Zpagetti yarn at JoAnn's last weekend for $9.99.  If you're not familiar with this yarn, it's made from recycled clothing like t-shirts.

It took me about 1 hour to make the basket.  I used an "I" hook and followed my basket pattern that I have elsewhere on this blog.  I've got to say ... I love the basket.  However, my fingers still hurt 4 days later from the thickness of the yarn.  In hindsight, I should have used a MUCH larger needle.

If I make another basket with the Zpagetti yarn, I'll:

Make the yarn myself with old t-shirts.
Use a larger hook than "I"

Pretty, right?

At some point, I'll add it to my ETSY shop with my other baskets.  But for now, I'll post it on blog hops and on Pinterest to a board like this one:  POST 1, PIN 1.

Annabelle



9 comments:

Bev said...

Wow I have never heard of that kind of yarn...interesting!!

Maria Carapellucci said...

I love this! Will have to look into the yarn. Thanks for sharing :)

Maria
www.millyvanillyhandmade.com

Rhondda Mol said...

I've been wanting to try this yarn! Your basket turned out beautifully :) Rhondda

Tracy Joyner said...

Thank You for LInking Up at the Crochet Happy Linky Party!
Your Link has been Pinned and shared with all my Social Networks and I am now following your site so I can do the same with your future posts too!
I hope you got some well deserved exposure for your work :)


Tracy
www.crochehappy.com

TitiCrafty by Camila said...

I Love this, I have that yarn and I was suppose to be making a bag but i might change my mind.!!! Thanks so much for sharing this with me at Bewitch Me & Titi! Hope to have you back tomorrow with more awesome shares! Hope you are having a great weekend!!!

Hugs
Cami @ TitiCrafty by Camila

Toodie said...

Great basket! I haven't looked at yarn in a while so I'm surprised to hear about this one. I guess I'll just have to go check it out and send you some so I can get a basket. LOL!

Julie Corbisiero said...

Hi, your basket is so pretty and I love the color. I saw it on hookin on hump day.
Julie from julieslifestyle.blogspot.com

Maria said...

It's adorable! You picked a great color, too!

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