Archive - Oct 2009

October 26th

Bill's picture


I'm re-posting Marks info about the chart-graph we can find it more easily with a search.
( I've bookmarked it...but would never remember the original title of Marks post...LOL)

GrammarCop's picture

Using up yarn

I wasn't able to get another skein of the yarn I used for the hat I posted earlier, so I needed to find a smaller project to use up a little under half a skein.

davidUK's picture

more dot stitch

Dear Knitters,

October 25th

jonathan1986's picture


So I have foolishly joined a 'secret santa' group and now have to knit something quick, simple but cute, I have been going through books, have seen pretty much every pattern on ravelry and am now comp

New York Built's picture

One Man's Meat...

Have you ever wanted to convert that image of your prize terrier Bixie into a knit able version, plastered all over a scarf for your boyfriend?

New York Built's picture

What to get that special knitter in your life?

Hell...these would look good on a PA! Or other augmentation.

"Need a marker? Here, Babe, gotcha one rightcheer..." Warms the heart, dontcha' think?

October 24th

New York Built's picture

Worship Of The Goddesses

I have been quietly working on my preparation for the Village Halloween Parade and the New York City Marathon. Thankfully, only once a decade do they come this year.

Bradferd's picture

Newly Deconstructed

Yesterday, while flat on my back during a 30 minute wait in the exam room at the doctor's office, I was looking at the florescent lights, as there isn't much to review in the new room.

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George, originally uploaded by elemmaciltur.

Start: 18th September 2009
Finish: 05th October 2009
Needles: 4 mm / 80 cm Addi Turbos
Yarns: GGH "Cumba"; 42% new wool, 28% alpaca, 30% acrylic; colours #014 (anthracite), #020 (turquoise)
Pattern: "George" by Jane Ellison in the Queensland Collection Book 9
Size: XS
Modifications: No turned-cuffs for the sleeves. CO less sts than required and then increased the sts. Knitted the edge band in one piece instead of dividing it. Also changed the buttonholes from the right-front to the left-front.

tbetlej's picture

Learn-To-Knit Afghan

I've been working on Barbara Walker's Learn-To-Knit Afghan off-and-on since the Spring. When it's done it will be a gift for my husband, Joe. In the meantime it's been a great learning experience.