I'm scared of socks. I have been, and I probably will be forever. That's never going to change, although fear may evolve into cautious understanding (Huh...
Well, after about a month of sporadic knitting, I've completed Mmario's Faux Spanish Lace shawl for my "Nana".
Has there ever been a MWK convention ? I saw a posting on it whilst doing a search. Could be a fun thing to do ?
I have set up a simple project for first-time lace-knitters.
You can view it here: http://www.pagebypage.com/board/viewtopic.php?t=3328
Have fun, John
If any guy who has a webcam and wants some online help, send me a PM and we'll set up a time to meet. I have done this successfully on many occasions, and I know I can help you.
Best wishes, John
So, the sweater is almost done; however, I'm still confused about a few things and I am hoping for some advice.
I've been asked to teach a knitting class and a crochet class at the activity center.
I've recently gotten onto Ravelry, and was playing around to see what was there, and was shocked to find that I couldn't find a listing for a knitalong geared to men.
Melanie Falick's "Meathead" hat pattern is available as a free download throughout the next week (?) here http://www.melaniefalickbooks.com/april-2008-meathead-hat-from/2008/4/9/meathead-hat-from-knit
One of the reasons I really like this group of knitting guys is that you all approach knitting as an intellectual endeavor. Which is how I like to approach it - like a big giant math problem.