Archive - Aug 2009

August 15th

New York Built's picture

If You Don't Understand, You Are Too Young

Just click below, and either laugh or be very confused.

albert's picture

Handspun Adventure Sweater

I finished this sweater on thursday. I knit it from a raw cheviot fleece that I spun up into a bulky two-ply yarn. From fleece to finish was about three weeks work.

August 14th

kylewilliam's picture


Check out the website

it's a site based on Matthew Modine's efforts to help save the alpacas cared for by a tribe in Ecuador -

ok, ok... it's not real

Aaronknits's picture

Queen Anne's Lace at the Altamont Fair

I am going to the fair on Saturday to see this in person!

MWK - Houston's picture

knitting without Tears

Ok so I finally bought the book Knitting without Tears and want to make the no seam raglan sweater. At first read it seems pretty complicated. Any tricks or obstacles I should watch for?

New York Built's picture

Ok, I've Got My Kevlar Suit On (Seamless of Course). Fire Away!

This is not meant to be rude or to inflame, but let’s apply some scientific thinking to the idea that seams provide structure, shape or ease in blocking to knitwear.

New York Built's picture

The Love That Dare Not Change It's Name or Phone Number

With acknowledgment to MMario's comment below:

purlyman's picture

Men's Health Fall '09 Guide to Style

So I got this free subscription somehow and the issue I just got (September 2009) includes a Fall Guide to Style.

oifvet0506's picture

It's been a while

Ok it's been a while since I have been on here. Been cleaning the apt and reorganizing all the stuff my wife and I have.

August 13th

Tallguy's picture

Some newly spun yarn

One of the older ladies I know has been cleaning out her basement so she can have some room to move around, and came across a bag of some wool.