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August 25th, 2014

KenInMaine's picture

Fun with felting

Hey guys, I finished my project today so here are a few pictures! It is a felted, two-pocket bowl (aka Fanny Basket) by Cat Bordhi. Cat said that...

Thunderhorse54's picture

FINALLY! The Brethren Sock

I've finally started The Brethren Sock....it's not as scary as I though.

Thanks ilhiker for your help.

Thanks Crafty Andy for your inspiration.

NEEDLES ONWARD!!!!!!

TERRY

Advice on short-row heels? What's your favourite method?

Well, I've spent almost all of my summer on this one sock, which for various reasons-the FIFA World Cup being a distracting culprit-has been done and redone many times.

August 24th

KenInMaine's picture

What could it be?

Hello gents. I am currently finishing up a project which I'll post more about in a few days. In the meantime, I took some pictures of the in-progress item which looks so weird that I had to share it. Any guesses on what it is I'm making?

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I need help / advice with current DK project

Hey gang,
I did not want to share this just yet, but I am running out of ideas. I am working on a mod/drop sleeve double knit cardigan. The problem is: how to pickup stitches in double knit and maintain the color pattern.
What I would love to do is pickup the stitches on the fly (as each row is worked).
I have tried:

SAPBrown's picture

Lampshade parts update

Hey all,

August 23rd

CLABBERS's picture

My latest article: Decreasing in the Round Article

Here is my latest blog article that I wrote for the good folks at Stitch and Unwind. If you get a chance, please check it out. I wrote the article about decreasing using circular needles using this hat because it was requested in the comments to an earlier article.

You can find it at:

August 22nd

Nehkhasi's picture

Movie

I'm at present watching "Jane Austen Book Club". Good Movie, but what I'm telling the group for is that Kathy Baker is knitting a few items throughout the whole movie and it just made me smile! There is a bulky yarn with , blue, purple & green that I wish I had. One of the girls is crafting jewelry throughout and is wearing one of the garments that Kathy was working on.

August 21st

CLABBERS's picture

A Pair of Beanies

Amid all my family upheaval, I have managed to finish two matching hats from some superwash merino wool that a friend of my gave me. Thanks, Lou! The hank was 280 yards/4oz, 5-6 sts/in on US 4 & 5. They turned out well and will make wonderful Christmas gifts.

I wrote an article about decreasing using circular needles using this hat.
You can find it at:

Crafty Andy's picture

Bright Orange Brethren

Morchen Brethren (3)