I have some fine weight yellow linnen yarn (270 yds) and I think it would make cool lace costers. I'm pretty sure I can get a set of eight 4"x 4" costers out of what I have.
"Maybe it will be underpants," was Nili's comment when she saw my first attempt at a top-down raglan sweater. (She's a friend's daughter, 4 1/2.)
When I first began to do stranded knitting, I decided to invest in a woolly horse from the Shetlands.
Crawling out from lurkdom for a while...have missed you folks...logging in here and there just to see what's been going on.
I finally got this done after frogging it the first time. It was much faster working it in Continental then my other wierd way. Anyway, I like how the color landed up where it did.
I'm about to finish up shaping the second toe of my hiking socks from _The Knitting Man(ual)_. The first sock I finished with the kitchener stitch and it looks great!!
So, I dressed Thumper this morning, and the first thing my wife asked is what we were planning to do at the commune all day. I think co-op is a little more gentle.
I'll be in Austin TX this weekend (Fri-Mon) and I'm looking for an LYS and or a gathering of Knitters, so I can escape the family for a while. Any ideas?
pattern was from knitty - colour scheme came from my warped mind.
This was suppossed to be a Christmas present - but it was finished in time for my nephew's ordination as priest friday (barely - I embroidered the cross *at* the reception)