fun neck tie

scottly's picture

I finally got this done after frogging it the first time. It was much faster working it in Continental then my other wierd way. Anyway, I like how the color landed up where it did. Ralf loves it and has it on at work today. The yarn is a cotton that I found in a great little yarn store in Jerome, AZ. I've lost the tag and have no idea what it might be so if anyone recognizes it let me know I'd like to hunt for some more. This is super simple and I can see using the same basic pattern but adding different design elements. I sort of can't wait to do another one.

Scott

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delsolranger@yahoo.com's picture

It's beautiful. I love the color progression.

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MMario's picture

It is great the way the colours ended up! I've only knit one tie ever - since I detest wearing them I really don't feel right knitting them for someone else
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scottly's picture

I hate them too - I need all the blood flow to my brain that I can get. Ralf, on the other hand, loves his ties.

Scott

purlyman's picture

That's great!! I remember wearing knit ties in the early 80s. What fun they were. Mabye they'll make a comeback! Great colors...

Frank

scottly's picture

I think they are coming back. I've seen them alot in conjunction with the return of the prepy look, mostly with sweater vests and shirt tail hanging out etc. Doesn't really matter though - I think a good art tie is always in style.

albert's picture

When the slovenly nondescript look comes back, I will totally rock!

albert's picture

Love the colors- the whole ensemble is really eye candy!

MasonM's picture

I love it! I've been thinking about knitting a tie or two and maybe even attempting a bow tie just for kicks.

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crmartin's picture

Beautiful! Looks like you have the continental down pat. I still haven't had a chance to work on it. I have the cobblestone finished now except for sewing the underarm seams. I'm going to make some chemo caps to donate to our local hospital so maybe I'll try it on one of those.

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grandcarriage's picture

I like the colors...Noro? It looks just a wee bit long, though... what do you think?

scottly's picture

Well it's the standard 56" for a tie but it is cotton and you know how that can stretch out. To me it looks like it's hanging down to where most of his ties hang down. He's only 5'-9", maybe I just need to have him stretched.

Kerry's picture

Great colours.

I like it too. And dang, you people and yer perfect stitches!

mr.cullen's picture

I really like the tie. Good work. It must have been fun to make and see how the colors formed as you knit.

MasonM's picture

It's a little hard to tell from the pic, is it done in stockinette? If so, how did you deal with the bottom edge curling up?

Mason

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scottly's picture

It was done in stockinette but in the round and then the ends were stitched together. Super simple no curling.

YugiDean's picture

This is inspiring to make the Robot tie in Son of Stitch 'n' Bitch. Good work! :-)

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