Archive - Oct 2009 - Blog entry

October 25th

jonathan1986's picture


So I have foolishly joined a 'secret santa' group and now have to knit something quick, simple but cute, I have been going through books, have seen pretty much every pattern on ravelry and am now comp

New York Built's picture

One Man's Meat...

Have you ever wanted to convert that image of your prize terrier Bixie into a knit able version, plastered all over a scarf for your boyfriend?

New York Built's picture

What to get that special knitter in your life?

Hell...these would look good on a PA! Or other augmentation.

"Need a marker? Here, Babe, gotcha one rightcheer..." Warms the heart, dontcha' think?

October 24th

New York Built's picture

Worship Of The Goddesses

I have been quietly working on my preparation for the Village Halloween Parade and the New York City Marathon. Thankfully, only once a decade do they come this year.

Bradferd's picture

Newly Deconstructed

Yesterday, while flat on my back during a 30 minute wait in the exam room at the doctor's office, I was looking at the florescent lights, as there isn't much to review in the new room.

Elemmaciltur's picture


George, originally uploaded by elemmaciltur.

Start: 18th September 2009
Finish: 05th October 2009
Needles: 4 mm / 80 cm Addi Turbos
Yarns: GGH "Cumba"; 42% new wool, 28% alpaca, 30% acrylic; colours #014 (anthracite), #020 (turquoise)
Pattern: "George" by Jane Ellison in the Queensland Collection Book 9
Size: XS
Modifications: No turned-cuffs for the sleeves. CO less sts than required and then increased the sts. Knitted the edge band in one piece instead of dividing it. Also changed the buttonholes from the right-front to the left-front.

tbetlej's picture

Learn-To-Knit Afghan

I've been working on Barbara Walker's Learn-To-Knit Afghan off-and-on since the Spring. When it's done it will be a gift for my husband, Joe. In the meantime it's been a great learning experience.

October 23rd

KenInMaine's picture


Here's something that I made for Ron who is a huge fan of the zombie genre. The pattern is from the Creepy Cute Crochet book which has all kinds of ghoulish things in it.

sonics's picture

Shit balls! Why is it so hard!!!

Random bitching below...

Why is it I can knit socks which are supposed to be so hard and can't even begin a simple dishcloth without it making look like a mess?

krooks's picture


Has anyone been to S.A.F.F. in Asheville? It is only a 3 hr. drive for me . Thinking of going up on Sunday.