My mother has decided she wants a doily for her table. While searching for knitted doily patterns, I cam across the following:
Does anybody have any experience knitting those Japanese tabi socks that have a single cleft toe? Any recommendations on a good pattern?
Since I am in the middle of a couple big projects, I decided that I would leave the knitting paraphernalia at home this time. It'll give my fingers a good rest.
On the trip to the Men's Spring Knitting Retreat I started another shawl by Stephen West.
This is maybe my favorite sock so far. There are lots of patterned socks out there but many of them are just a bit too feminine and I wanted something I could wear myself.
So I decided I wanted to try toe-ups again, and with "real" sock yarn. A friend was coming from Germany, and I'd seen the Hundertwasser "Save the Seas" yarn from Opal.
Fiber Beat talks about Men Who Knit briefly during my interview :) - check it out:
(sorry...turns out this is an urban legend..the Government is NOT releasing numbers...but the phone number for un-listing yours is valid)
REMEMBER: Cell Phone Numbers Go Public this month.
I just completed my first Niebling pattern for a table runner! Woo-hoo!