Archive - Feb 2008 - Blog entry

February 13th

MMario's picture

While I'm venting...

since I let off steam regarding the marketing of "natural" fibers that are actually manmade extruded polymers of various kinds...


MMario's picture

Misleading marketing

the new "natural" fibers bug me. Just ran into someone enthusing about the ethical benefits of knitting with corn/Ingeo yarns - since it was "natural and renewable".

February 12th

jedwards's picture

Flower Pattern

I am working on a new pattern .......... while not really do u guys remember my swirl leaf pattern......

V's picture

Mr. Stripey

Just your ole scrappy stripey hat. Made of remnants of Paton's Classic Wool.

It's not a gauge problem, it's a gauge opportunity.

I promised a friend of mind a scarf, so I took some time off from my sock knitting to make her a scarf before she left on a long weekend in Minnesota.

ManMadeKnits's picture

Branching Out

My first lace project! It's got some mistakes in there, but I present to you a stretch devoid of errors to deceive you into thinking I'm more skilled than I am! Enjoy!

scottly's picture

A yarn worth talking about

I found another yarn that makes my eyes roll back into my head and shiver with delight. A lot of people have mentioned Cascade 220 but the Cascade 220 Tweed is worth its own converstation.

Bill's picture

Alpaca-mohair sweater

recently finished an alpaca-mohair sweater for my grandson...a beautiful heathered green alpaca combined with a fine strand of multi-dyed mohair. He loves it...because it's very soft.

kiwiknitter's picture

Canterbury Spinners' Guild

I have been desperate for the company of other knitters and so I finally took the plunge and joined the Canterbury Spinners' Guild.

February 11th

purlyman's picture

Confusion - Re: Hiking Socks pattern in The Knitting Man(ual)

Okay, so I'm down to the heel and am confused on what the pattern is saying to do. If you have the book, I'm at "HEEL" on page 64.