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♻ KNIT WITH INNER TUBE THREAD ♻

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in this instructable I will show how to knit with inner tube thread.
you can use it for make bags, purses, bracelet, necklaces and everything you can think about, for example panties : )
inner tube is really elastic and resistant so it can be use for a lot of staff, you can regulated the thickness of your thread to your specific  need.
_you need:inner tube;
                a can of beer (or something similar);
                knitting needles ( with the right size depending on how large you cut the inner tube.
 
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Step 1: CUT INNER TUBE

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first you need to cut the inner tube in a way that will be as long as possible.
_make a small cut in the inner tube, near the air valve(photo 1) ;
_start cutting along the circumference(photo2)                                             
_ when you arrive near your previous cut start to move your scissors on the right,you are deciding the thickness of your thread(photo3);
_keep cutting along the circumference until you finish the inner tube, maintaining the same thickness of the thread(photo4);
_ones you reach the air valve again cut it away(photo5).
I help myself doing this using my feet, otherwise is really slow(but I'm sure there's better way)

Step 2: MAKE A BALL OF THREAD

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wash your thread from the white dust of inner tube.
take a cans of beer (or something else) and roll up the thread you made, better if flat.

Step 3: OIL NEEDELES AND THREAD

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OIL REALLY WELL THE NEEDLES AND THE THREAD, or you wont be able to move it.

Step 4: KNIT

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start knitting with your favorite stitch.

Step 5: CONNECTING THREAD

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you can connecting the thread by sewing it (photo1), by cutting the edge of your thread smaller and make a not (photo2,3), or by make two holes at the end of each threads and passing one into others (photo4).
poofrabbit1 year ago
What a nifty idea! Can't wait to see what you come up with!
That's a cool idea! Did you knit anything in particular with it yet?
no! i m not too good in to knitting but I want to do something soon, after I will put more picture.
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