Archive - May 2008

May 17th

Britisher's picture

EZ, she don't say that stuff for nothing...

Starting the yoke of a great stranded yarn sweater from Drops Designs has rather brought home the advice which Elizabeth Zimmerman gives in "Knitting Without Tears"

May 16th

MichaelJames's picture

This is how I organized my colors

I took a lined basket from Michaels and cut dividers out of cardboard. I then cut a piece of wood to size and drilled holes corresponding with each partition and labeled each one.

MichaelJames's picture

Here's my Henry VIII...so far anyway

Moving right along! I only have 20 rows left until I start the neck steeks. Thought I'd share the project.

solomondre's picture

Knitting in Cotton

I'm so glad you guys're here! I've recently been pretty frustrated with the differences between working with wool and working with cotton. I live in Mexico, so it's not possible to get wool in a local store...

captin_jack's picture

Let's try again...

Hey men, I'll be in Los Angeles next week, Monday thru Wednesday. Anyone out there interested in getting together somewhere to knit for a bit?

OKknitguy's picture

christmas stockings

Hey,
I want to do a toe up felted christmas stocking. I'm having trouble finding any good patterns. Anyone have such a pattern that they've done? Thanks.

May 15th

BuduR's picture

If Life Throws You Lemons......

Throw them back, only harder!

MichaelJames's picture

Questions for my knitting brethren

I am interested in making Jade Starmore's Glenesk, but the pattern is only available as an entire kit from Virtual Yarns.

MasonM's picture

Attempting My First Sweater

I received my order of Sapphire Heather Wool of the Andes from Knit Picks. I'm starting a sweater using it.

KnitsWithBalls's picture

new socks

So being that I did this ride last year I know how the weaterh gets...For Example 5 am kinda cold...so I wanted to cute leg warmers till the sun came up...so I thought HEY...last year it was so much f