The tin can alley guy tells me that "This craft simply does not lend itself to precise measurement, symmetrical shapes, or exact patterns." FreeForm Knitting right up my alley...
From the Tin Can Alley blog a whole entire entry on how to aluminum can crochet where "Perfection is Not Allowed".
The time honored tradition of aluminum can crochet is almost as much fun as emptying the cans in the first place. Whether in a drunken stupor or sugar-induced hallucinatory state, nothing inspires fashion more than downing a six-pack of just about anything! If you can crush it against your forehead, you can make an outfit out of it.
The Golden Rule of aluminum can crochet is this: Perfection is not allowed.
Doesn’t that make everyone feel better? This craft simply does not lend itself to precise measurement, symmetrical shapes, or exact patterns. By the time you’ve cut the cans, trimmed them, and punched all the holes, you’ll notice that they’re all a little different. A wonky corner here, a few extra holes there, an entire finger sliced off and rolling away over there. Because of this, the patterns given are more like guidelines. We’ll show you how to prepare the cans and tell you how we ended up with what we made. The forgiving nature of crochet it will allow you to experiment and make adjustments as you go.
From suds to duds, let’s find out how the magic happens.
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Read on and Visit the Tin Can Alley Guy, well you did not expect a woman to do this?