I've been an on-and-off knitter of bad scarves and the occasional bad hat. But, having been in search of a hobby for years and years, I think I might have settled on knitting.
Just wanted to let everyone know about a new website/blog written by a man who knits! www.knitaholics.com. Hopefully you can help it become another online community for knitters!
I have been making the Beer gloves from Son of Stitch n Bitch for the last week....and I hate them. The pattern in the book makes NO SENSE, and has numerous errors and no errata sheet.
Happy new years all!
I have a treat for you to listen to, and a small favour to ask if you
My knitting buddy...a local Celtic musician has entered a contest to
This is the first time I have posted to MenWhoKnit.com. I am a self-taught knitter who has spent the last 3 months making 12 pairs of socks as Christmas gifts. I am now tired of making socks!
First, I would like to thank the community here for all of their support regarding my new blog in the online fiberarts community. It's been very welcome, and thanks for all the feedback!
Hope everyone listen to this week's "The Belle of the Ball" knitting/Music Podcast by Shrill.
I haven't seen very many updates posted for the Scarf Exchange, so I thought that I'd post one.
I got the idea for this from Barbara Walker's "A Fourth Treasury of Knitting Patterns" (see page 127). The lace pattern is number 33 on page 117.
Has anyone done a sweater using shaped steeks as described in the book Knitting in the Old Way? I wonder whether the sleeves would hang correctly and if there would be excess fabric under the arms?