Archive - Jan 2009

January 5th

brucedow's picture

So far...? Am having fun!

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.

JC6286's picture

New Web Site

Just wanted to let everyone know about a new website/blog written by a man who knits! Hopefully you can help it become another online community for knitters!

AndrewNiehus's picture

I hate gloves

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.

grandcarriage's picture

Help my knitting buddy!

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

bryanbryan's picture

First Post

This is the first time I have posted to 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!

JC6286's picture

Stitch Of The Week

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!

January 4th

Wonartist66's picture

CHECK OUT this Week's NEW knitting Podcast Episode

Hope everyone listen to this week's "The Belle of the Ball" knitting/Music Podcast by Shrill.

fuzzed's picture

Scarf Exchange Update

I haven't seen very many updates posted for the Scarf Exchange, so I thought that I'd post one.

purlyman's picture

FO - Lace Pillow

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.

albert's picture

Shaped Steeks

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?