Archive - Aug 2008

August 21st

Britisher's picture

Anyone got experience with 'oiled yarn'?

Lurking in my small but growing stash is some aran 'oiled yarn' called Troon Tweed from Texere Yarns in the north of England.

scenter's picture

FO Charlottes Web Shawl

I finished the Charlotte's Web Shawl from Knits from a Painter's Palette. I didn't use Koigu as the pattern called for, but Noro Kureyon Sock yarn on size US-6 needles.

captin_jack's picture

Changing Face Pic

Perhaps I'm just dense today, but no matter what I try, I can't change my face pic.

garyhrx's picture

California Here We Come!

Finally my last work shift is over and the boy and I are headed to San Francisco for a much needed rest for 17 days (eh vacation?

captin_jack's picture

Quick question...

Ok guys. I'm looking for opinions here. How wide do you like your scarves to be?

August 20th

Kerry's picture

More socks

Two pairs of recently finished socks, Twisted Stitch pattern from The Knitting Man(ual) and a pair of generic socks.

garyhrx's picture

Combined Purl for Ribbing.

I am fine doing combined purl stitches for stockinette stitch but I am not quite sure what to do for ribbing. Can someone point me to the best online demo?

Crafty Andy's picture

Knitting in Public, Alamo Square Video

I will have a Video later on, and I will add the video to this posting, I am uploading the video to You tube.

kiwiknitter's picture

Fabulous Fairisle - Book

“Fabulous Fairisle” by John Allen; hard cover, 120 pages; printed in Scotland; 1991 (out of print).

kiwiknitter's picture

Poetry In Stitches – Clothes you can knit - Book

“Poetry In Stitches – Clothes you can knit” by Solveig Hisdal; hard cover, 172 pages; 2001 (out of print). It was printed in Denmark but is written in English.