Archive - Dec 2007

December 22nd

Thor's picture

Christmas Came Early!

Since my partners decided to stay home for Christmas this year due to illness (mine... but I am definately on the mend) and the possibility of poor weather on the road...

Aaronknits's picture

Faux Spanish Lace - At Last

Mario, thanks so much for sharing this pattern with us all. It was a great pleasure to knit, even in black. And I kinda followed your advice when blocking. It was MUCH easier!

stef's picture

Fun

This scarf by Ruth Lee is great fun to do, I started it about 45 minutes ago and I'm half way through

Sweater knitting and not sticking to the pattern (doing free-hand embellishments)

I've seen several books on men's sweaters and all of them are well-made and classic, but most of them bore me. I want more variation than classic styles and different techniques and patterns.

Continental vs English method and sock knitting

I taught myself English over 40 years ago and since then I developed severe arthritis all over my body but particularly in my shoulders, elbows and hands.

purlyman's picture

Whoops... Accidental Felting

Well, a friend of mine wanted a "Green Lantern" super hero beanie, so I worked on one and it was a little too big (I thought).

jedwards's picture

Irish Crochet

Irish Crochet

stef's picture

Afghan

I'm relatively new to this site and have enjoyed reading the entries and looking at the fantastic work by everyone.

Finished - MMarios Faux Spanish Lace Shawl

I finished it this week using that blasted Lion's Brand I posted about before. Yes there are mistakes but hopefully concealed well enough.

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'Twas (almost) the Night Before Christmas

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the land
Every knitter was knitting, quite fast, with both hands.
New socks off the needles hung chimney-side there,