Archive - Sep 2009

September 24th

hsfg's picture

Sleepless in Sesttle

Work takes me Pacific Northwest ( Oct 21- Nov 2). Help ! Any and all knitting related stuff and locations needed. I hope I do not have to expierence a knitting void while there !

September 23rd

Kenny's picture

How do you swatch for Fair Isle?

Do you guys swatch in the round? Or in the flat with long floats on the back?

September 22nd

PaulJMC's picture


Ok - first beanie. Much faster and easier than I thought.

WillyG's picture

I took the wheel

A friend from knitting group let me borrow her Louet wheel...just got to spend tonight trying it out at group. What fun!

crmartin's picture

Big Knitting

For those that like to use bulky yarn, check out this article showing some big kntting

albert's picture

Regarding Ribbing

I would be very interested to know what you folks prefer in your ribbing. For instance, 1x1 twisted? 1x1 regular? 2x2?

Thor's picture

2009 Midwest Men's Knitting Retreat

Hi Guys! It's been an *interesting* summer... and we are gearing up BIG TIME for the upcoming 2009 Midwest Men's Knitting Retreat! HAVE YOU REGISTERED YET??

September 21st

purlyman's picture

EZ's obituary from The New York Times

Wikipedia actually says that EZ was the first knitter to be honored with a full obituary in The New York Times. Here it is in all of its glory:

Buck Strong's picture

To Wooly Board or Not?

I'm thinking that I might need a wooly board. However, I have read, on someone's blog, that you can only use them for sweaters with drop shoulders. Is this correct?

Buck Strong's picture

Contented Knitting

There is something very comforting in knitting a project that is big enough to keep your lap warm. My current sweater project got to that length a few days ago.