Archive - 2011

December 26th

mr.cullen's picture

"BO" question

Hi everyone on this site. Hope all of you had a good holiday....This past weekend, I started knitting a pull over vest based on the basic one outlined in Ann Budd's "The Knitter's Handy Book of Patterns". I am starting to work on the arm holes and neck line. In the pattern, she indicates to "BO" but doesn't suggest "bind off" techniques.

andyz280f's picture


My newest project is called "Stone Cut Hoodie" got the pattern from Creative Knitting magazine September 2010. This is just the back I am working on. I hope to start the front in a couple of days. This is my first sweater attempt. Making it for my roommate. I think she will look good in it. The 1st pic is of what it should look like. the second is what I have done so far.

potterdc's picture

The Mother-in-law Shawl

It's wonderful to see what gifts you guys made and received! We're having a wonderful, quiet Monday here in DC. Fire in the fireplace, leftover Christmas breakfast casserole and sourdough coffee cake, and hot tea. My elbow is much better - yesterday for Christmas I got to wash up a bit and put on a new bandage. I felt like a new guy!

MSc thesis in why men knit!

Hi all fellow knitters

Xeeque's picture

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from one of the newbies on here. New to MWK and I figured I'd wish everybody a wonderful rest of the holidays and a great new year!

December 25th

vsidart's picture

My favoriteist Christmas gift!

I love being married to another fiber fiend!
I've wanted a loom since I was in 4th grade.
Pure Happiness.
Can't wait to play with it.
Merry Christmas!

gardenguy42's picture

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all! I finished my Christmas knitting on Dec. 23 -- here is a picture of all the woolen goodies blocking. I got the ends all woven in with time to spare on Christmas Eve!

3 pairs of socks, 2 hats, 1 pair of mittens, 1 pair of slippers, 1 Christmas stocking and a partridge in a pear tree. . . .

Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and a happy knitterly New Year!

steve kadel's picture

Merriest of Christmases to all my knit brothers (and some sisters too)

Haven't been on here much but thats because I was trying to meet a knitting deadline (self imposed) which I missed by a little. Pix to follow

December 24th

PaulKnittingNow's picture

Knit knit slip stitch

So I am not happy with this decrease. I am unsure as to whether I knit when I am decreasing at a purl stitch or if I purl the purl stitches...argh! I am considering frogging back to the first decrease and do a simple ssk decrease. Any insights, guys?

AKQGuy's picture

A Joyful Holiday

Please ignore the screeched curses from the kitchen and the banging of pots and pans as I pretend to be calm about tomorrow's dinner. Instead listen to the true intent I hope my voice has as I tell you all to have a wonderful holiday, regardless of whichever holiday you may celebrate with the returning of the sun's light.