Archive - Jun 2009

June 19th

ffarff's picture

estimating amount per a ball

im making up a design and i need to know if i have enough materials for it before i start.
is there any way you can figure out how many balls you need?

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Obsessed with Filati Magazine--Anybody know how I can get my hands on a copy?

Hi everybody,
I'm a first time poster, sort of a novice knitter (I've been knitting for about a year). I'm always on the prowl for fashion-forward men's patterns and today ran across something called Filati magazine online...

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First Spinning Knit Up...

I got a spinning wheel from my wife for Christmas/Birthday (I've only just received it because the self-imposed rule was that I couldn't get it until I was finished with my D.Min., and I just graduate

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Hey everyone,

purlyman's picture

Knitting in Iceland?

Hey there - we were going to Mali (West Africa) in July/August but now we might change our plans and go to Iceland instead. Anyone been? Or know of a farm/LYS/wool manufacturer we should go visit?

New York Built's picture

Perception v. Reality

You know the button on the elevator that supposedly closes the door and moves you on your way? Ever watch the suffering fools press them repeatedly to "speed" things along?

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Knitting is good for your health

CBS news has done a story on knitting as a miraculous new health remedy!
Check it out:

June 18th

Buck Strong's picture

Knitting Needle Guage

So, the longer that I knit, the more needles I accumulate. I'm afraid that eventually I will misplace the packaging and not know what size the needles are.

Crafty Andy's picture

Watching the watched KIP

Design of next Afghan

Honeycomb-Slip/Wicker Stitch Afghan

  • Craft : Knitting
  • Made for     : Myself