I made this beanie loosely based upon a pattern I saw on a piece of pottery. While not perfect I am happier with it than the first attempt at stranding.
I derived this pattern from a "kendel" lace pattern in a late 1800's pattern book.
I keep thinking that most guys in the knitting community already know about this event, but I thought I'd post something about it her
Joakim (6) was eager - and quick! - to learn.
Thanks for kind comments!
Knitting in the Old Way: Designs & Techniques from Ethnic Sweaters by Priscilla Gibson-Roberts and Deborah Robson; 2005; soft cover; 312 pages.
Hello, men who knit. I'm sorry I haven't posted to my blog lately. It's not because I haven't been knitting.
Now that my holiday gift knitting is done I finally have a couple of finished things for me. Yayyy!
Besides the obvious, what are your reasons for knitting? Is it a meditation? A creative outlet? (kind of a "duh" statement, I know) A love of fibers?