Archive - 2011 - Blog entry

December 22nd

PaulKnittingNow's picture

Pattern Question

Hi everyone & happy holidays! I am trying to finish a hat as a present but am a little confused with the decrease stitch instructions. It is the Jacque Cousteau hat. Here are the directions:
"The decreases are KKS (Knit-knit-slip= knit two stitches and then slip the first of these two over the second"

CLABBERS's picture

Merry Christmas Everyone!

This is a reflection of me after one too many eggnogs!

Christmas Myspace Animated Gifs

Love to you all!

December 21st

Bill Carl's picture

Merry Christmas

May all of you have a Blessed and Merry Christmas, and A Prosperous New Year.
Good Tidings to all of you.

piplette's picture

December 21st

Happy Holidays Knitters...
See you in 2012...

rob7086's picture

Washington, DC

Hi Guys----
I will be in the DC area for the President's Day weekend. I am looking for some LYS that I can visit. Does anyone have any recommendations? Also if it fits your schedule, would like to meet for coffee. I'll be free Sunday evening and all day Monday.


KnitRick's picture

A short row problem

Hi Guys,
I am doing 2 scarves at once, a reversible cable scarf and this new fangled scarf that spirals. I am having a problem understanding short rows. The pattern is all knit stitch (THANK THE KNITTING GODS) but I am not understanding how to read the pattern. The pattern reads as follows:

K20, turn, leave rem 5 sts unworked

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Happy Holidays to All

Bill Carl's picture

Gansey Sweater

Has any one knitted a Gansey sweater. I was wanting to try one. I attended a Beth Brown-Reinsel workshop for mittens. Now I want to try a Gansey Sweater. Trying to get up the nerve to start after the holidays.

December 20th

kiwiknitter's picture

Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting - Great News!

Great news for Fair Isle enthusiasts! I just discovered that the old Starmore book has been reprinted and is now available. I'm happy about this but there is a certain sting remembering how much I paid for my then out-of-print copy!

I think this is the very best book on stranded colour work technique ever.

You can find it on for only US$19.77!

kiwiknitter's picture

200 Fair Isle Motifs - New Book

This week I finally received the newly released book "200 Fair Isle Motifs - A Knitter's Directory" by Mary Jane Mucklestone, a well-known knitter and designer. The book, published by Interweave Press, has 208 pages and is printed on glossy paper with page after page of colour photographs.