Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Knitted Bible cover

Captain’s Log, Stardate 04.24.2007

Yup, I’m at it again.

My new Bible needs a cover, and one of my youth group kids suggested I knit one.

This was a great idea because I wanted a cover that was pink and fuzzy.



Isn’t it awesome? I used 7 types of eyelash yarn for the stripes. I knitted the cover with one strand of eyelash yarn held together with one strand of worsted weight acrylic yarn, and I did a simple garter stitch.

I made a mistake and the cover ended up too long, so I had to fold the edges over. I also made the inside sections with two strands of worsted weight yarn, but I should have used just one strand because it’s a bit bulky.

However, on a whole, I’m pretty pleased with it. What do you guys think?

14 comments :

  1. I love the cover Camy! You may have stumbled upon a new secondary career :-)

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  2. It's so cute and fun and fuzzy and pink! I love it!

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  3. I LOVE THIS!! The colors are tremendous and the fuzzy awesome!

    Great job!

    (When are you going to give one away? Sign me up!)

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  4. It's cool! That would certainly turn heads in my church, lol!

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  5. I'm speechless. Utterly speechless. I mean ... it's so ... fuzzy. And pink! And orange and blue and green and ... FUZZY!

    It's perfect. Absolutely perfect.

    : )

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  6. Makes you want to curl up with your Bible, doesn't it?

    Sheryl may be onto something there, Camy! Hm, a booth at ICRS with knitted Bible covers?

    It's colorful and crazy and fun. I like it!

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  7. Um, no. If I was ushering and you tried to get in using something other than one of the four approved Bible covers, I would have to deny seating in the main section. Hmmm, I wonder if that’s why they never let me usher. Anyhoo, I dropped in from the High Calling Blog Tour, and got distracted by the crazy Bible case. (Shhh, don’t tell anybody, but I really love it.) ;-)

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  8. Oooh la la...love it!!! You are so creative withyour knitting. I never would have guessed you could knit a bible cover. I agree with Tracy. When are you giving one away? :)

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  9. Camy, my friend, you obviously have waaaay too much time on your hands. Since you're in need of something to do, get yourself on a plane, and come out here to help me pack up and fix up my house so I can sell it and move. Or not.

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  10. How can you find your Bible in all of that!!!!!! You will never lose it, that's for sure - LOL!!!

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  11. Kinda looks like a giant catapillar ate way too many fruit loops, then sneezed way too hard.

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  12. Hi! I was surfing the net looking for ideas on a knitted cover for my bible, and I found yours...BEAUTIFUL!!! Thank you for sharing!
    Regards from Chile,
    Pame

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  13. How pretty!!! My oldest dd and two little girls would flip for it. I wish I knew how to knit.

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    It's the middle name meme.

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