Archive - Aug 2007

August 27th

machinarex's picture

First attempt

at dyeing yarn, via the kool aid method. I was kinda "blegh" about this method, then I saw some yarns that had been dyed with it at the LYS and decided to give it a try.

ronhuber's picture

Three new pairs of socks

Finished three pairs of socks in a week and a half. I am heading back to Canada for the autumn so they will be appreciated.

August 26th

Crafty Andy's picture

Hogwarts, House Scarf Pattern

Pattern Source: My own Pattern Crafty Andy 2007©

Needles: 2 Boye circular needles, 21 " cable, US sz. 6 . Darning Needle,(metal).

Hook: Size F for fringe and pulling yarn.

vettechadam's picture

yarn of the month club

I just found the yarn of the month club and was wondering if anyone has tried it. I think its a great idea but wanted to know if any of you guys had tried it

August 25th

superi's picture

New projects and pics

Hi everyone,
I just wanted to share some pics with y'all. I finished my chullo hat and it is very purdy. And I started a scarf for a friend using the My So Called Scarf pattern.

martyknits1's picture

Broad Street Mittens from

Has anybody made these mitten/gloves? If so, did you encounter any problems?? any advice?? pitfalls??

BronxKnit's picture

BronxKnits Big Day

Yesterday I went on an orgy of exploration; I rode my bike to 3 separate yarn shops here in New York City.

August 24th


I HAVE to stay busy with something constantly.

August 23rd

phantomknitter's picture

Understanding the phantom that knits...

In response to a few inquiries as to the origin of my handle on this site... It is much easier to post my long-winded explanation for once and for all than to respond individually. Here goes...

machinarex's picture

Fort Lauderdale...

Well, while I never got to meet OKknitguy due to our rather hectic schedule in Oklahoma City, we're now heading down to Ft Lauderdale for 2-5 months so hopefully this time there will be time to get o