Archive - Mar 2010

March 7th

WillyG's picture

Heads up! The Irish Are Coming!

While spending several hours shopping for the perfect yarn inspiration for a pair of underwears--plural just sounds better...thanks, Joe Jr.-- the town was overrun by an early St. Patty's Day parade.

WillyG's picture

Boxers, here we go! (warning: not the most delicate of posts)

The KAL pattern finally arrived just in time for me to realize I probably didn't have to buy that second skein. That's alright, who cares that it's in a colorway I normally would avoid?

Learning to knit

Learning to knit is a slow process. If you think that you will "get it" right away you suffer from delusions like me.

donbucknla's picture

Another sweater my daughter won't wear....... and a hat made on a bet

So I made my 2 year-old daughter a top-down pullover. It was quick and fun. However, she is afraid of it. Can't figure it out.

March 6th

Iacobvs's picture

The world goes on, but knitting prevails (long post)

Last Thursday, I kept my promise and stayed overnight at my mother’s house, bringing along six balls of yarn, a knitting pattern, and my mother’s collection of knitting needles which I had long ag

Crafty Andy's picture

Saturday Spinning kind of

Stocking update

Well, I am done the cuff now and started on the body. That working with 2 yarns was a little difficult for my arthritic right thumb.

Continental Knitting

OK... this is a totally random post, but I had to share nonetheless. When I first learned to knit 3 years ago, I was taught the continental knit stitch. Super easy.

March 5th

Knitting class

Taking my first knitting class on Tuesday. The class is called "extreme beginner's knitting". Looking forward to it.

Aaronknits's picture

Changing Spaces

We live in a small three bedroom house. Less than 1000 square feet. It takes some creativity living in what is by today's standards, well, small. But we love it.