Archive - May 2008

May 9th

RareSteek's picture


I often hear people in online knitting circles refer to "Rhinebeck". I am assuming it is some kind of Knitting or Fibre or Spinning show or convention or something like that.

QueerJoe's picture


Or...For "Friends of Franklin"...his upcoming book has just come available for pre-order on Amazon.

Yes, it's official:

RickeScott's picture

Spiral Counterpane construction phase

Spirals done. Filler squares done. Ready to stitch them all together and discovered that my filler squares are too big!!

jedwards's picture

unplying yarn

is it hard to unply yarn......... i have some medium worsted 4 ply yarn that i want to unply it to makee four balls and do something lace

Asbjörn's picture

Easy Lifeline With Options Interchangeables

I use lifelines when knitting unless I am doing something really small or really simple. Basically I gain nothing from frogging so I take a little extra time to avoid it at all costs.

VillageKnittiot's picture

Trip to Paris

I will be in Paris until Sunday the 18th. Does anyone have any good fiberholic stash acquisition locales?

Jim L's picture

First Fair Isle Sweater

Well, here it is. My first attempt at a fair isle sweater. I went cheap with the yarn in case I decided to throw the whole thing into the fire. All in all, I'm kinda proud of it.

May 8th

The stubborn novice cat blanket; things learned.

Finished that cat blanket I've been working on. It was a great learning experience.

teejtc's picture

A Gift for You (3 of you anyhow)

Here's the deal. Our LYS had a sale this week and in their "$1 patterns" pile, they had three copies of the "Vogue Knitting K.1 men's issue" from Fall/Winter 2005.

Thinman's picture

Ribbing Cast Off

So, I finished the buttonhole row on the button band of my cardigan and I looked at the pattern to see what was next and noticed it says “knit 3 more rows then cast off for ribbing”.