Archive - 2011

January 12th

Masala's picture

Free Patterns

I was given two websites with free knitting patterns that are new to me. They are:


This one has a section devoted to men, you might enjoy reviewing it.

Gregg's picture

anyone heard of or used this book?

During my frequent web searches, i found a book titled, "Men Who Knit and the Dogs Who Love Them".

QueerJoe's picture

Accepting Scholarship Nominations - Men's Spring Knitting Retreat 2011

Hey Guys,

We've already received our first nomination for a scholarship for one of the guys on here (written by one of own as well!).

January 11th

phil_nov1987's picture


Here is a few photos of the Herringbone vest im knitting on my chunky knitting machine. I was inspired by the Herringbone sweater in Erika Knights Mens Knits book

Hope you all like it so far.

January 10th

Tom Hart's picture

First glove...with pictures!

So this is my first glove. It’s a little rough around the edges and all through the middle as well. I didn’t bind it off. I just used a life line to tie it off.

smalltownknitguy's picture

TNNA and free pattern

So today is the last day of TNNA, I think, in Long Beach. I am hoping that as I was told, my first ever published pieces were going to be on display this weekend at the show in the Skacel booth.

MMario's picture

Happy New Year !

Better late then never!

January 9th

Masala's picture

Needle Advice

Thank all of you for your excellent advice on circular vs. straight needles. Especially about the ergonomic aspect and comfort.

January 8th

CLABBERS's picture

Blocking an Afghan

I am making an afghan that is 20% wool and 80% acrylic. It will be 35, 10x10" squares sewn together. Do you think that blocking is advisable? I read once that you shouldn't block acrylic.

Finished Men's Fingerless Gloves Finished

I looked at my notes and saw that I started these gloves last December 2010 - almost a year. I'm so excited to finish these! My first pair of gloves.

Thanks for all the advice!