Archive - 2013

September 10th

Nehkhasi's picture

Posted by Vogue Knitting on Facebook, Advice Column Dear John

I thought some might enjoy this :-)

Dear John
My husband took up knitting a few years ago when it was undergoing a bit of a resurgence. He's always loved making things, he's a very fussy knot-tier from his days in the Navy, and I think the incongruity of a man like him knitting (he's kind of a man's man) appealed to him, too.

thomasmc's picture

Bros and Rows: The Real History Of Men Who Knit

September 7th

JRob's picture

Knitting Collision Colorwork - Done

Good Afternoon All,

September 6th

bobinthebul's picture

Hemşin Sock Again

Hemşin (HEM-sheen) is a village - actually two different villages with people of the same ethnic origin - in Turkey's E. Black Sea region. I first saw a similar sock to this on a friend whose mother had knitted it for him.

September 5th

Bill's picture

Thunderhorse54 soccks

here's a lighter and smaller pic of
Thunderhorse54 socks

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First pair of socks!

My first pair of socks are completed!!! Done one at a time using magic loop. I might try two at a time if I can find some good instructions. What do you guys use on here? DPNs, magic loop, or two circs?

Sara Katsan's picture

started new stranded sock

so i pretty much finished all the 'Macedonian appropriate'(my term) heavy
men's long socks from my last post. i decided to tackle a project a friend
asked me to do, which is to copy a pair of women's Thracian traditional socks
for him. after working on the thick men's socks, using inexpensive synthetic
heavy 4 ply yarn and #8 needles, it was a real challenge readjusting to using

September 4th


My Trip to Netherlands

Been awhile since I have written and thought I just update you all. I am three days back from my vacation to Amsterdam. And it met all my expectations. Only I didn't have much time to look for knitting stores. I did happen to find one in the city of Hoorn. And they were having a sale on yarn! Of course what could I do!!! I bought a skein of llama and two of finger weight merino wool.

August 31st

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Jaywalkers for me

Well, after seeing them here, making a pair for my mom and deciding I needed a pair for myself too, I think I've had enough of jaywalkers for a while! I do enjoy the pattern though it does take a bit more time than some because of the larger number of stitches involved to compensate for relative lack of elasticity in the leg.

August 30th

JRob's picture

color affection by Veera Valimaki

Good Evening Everyone,