I wanted to try something to challenge me and since it was summer i thought i would work in cotton. This sweater is from Men In Knits by Tara Jon Manning and the pattern is knitted flat.
By now you guys are probably sick of me, but then again if you are, perhaps you just shouldn't read my blurbs..
This is a project I am working on with my aunt, she actually makes a living out of re-creating old dress-styles, this is the latest one she and I are working on, based on a dress worn in a painting by
The Russian Join is my new favorite join method for yarns that can't be felted (synthetics or the unsuspecting superwash wool...LOL). See knittinghelp.com's video of it below.
Well, I'm a bit late, but I'm done!
Right...I bought some wool I really loved a few months ago but now that my scarf is almost finished I have to honestly say I don't really like it anymore...as the wool itself is allready pretty garish
It is starting to get a little colder here in Chicago and I told my Girlfriend I would knit her a scarf. She is pretty excited about it and I want to really impress her with a cool pattern....
So I managed to get up early to stand in a very long queue for the start of London’s I Knit Day 2008 exhibition on Saturday. With the exception of a couple of trips to yarn stores, this is the closest I’ve come so far to admitting that I’m a [whispers] “man who knits”.
I finally finished the Koolhaus Hat. I have made a few of these now and I really enjoy working the pattern. Has anyone else made one?
I got a call yesterday from a very dear, long time friend of the family (she attended my late father's first birthday party!). Jeanne is in her 80's...