Archive - May 2009 - Blog entry

May 24th

daveballarat's picture

A Knitting Retreat in Ancient Greece, now Patara, Turkey

A knitting retreat could be fun to contemplate ... admittedly it is a long way from most but ... it has interest on it's side... Ancient Greece, 18 km beach, wonderful Turkish cuisine... and cheap...

WillyG's picture

A couple firsts

Just took pics of my first handspun yarn project, which is coincidentally my first pair of mittens.

May 23rd

RickeScott's picture

African Adventure Bag

Finished this several days ago. The final size, 48cmx48cm.

sonics's picture

mowing the lawn.

Sonic and I mow the lawn together. She loves it. She would be wearing her little sweater i knit her but she ate it the second she had it on.

sonics's picture

the knitting basket

Just for the hell of it heres all my projects thrown into one basket.

Hi, my name is woodburn and I'm new to this site.

I'm wondering if anyone has used the Noro wool Yarn from Japan. I am interested in trying it. Is it scratchy or is it similar to merino wool?. Thanks for your help.

vsidart's picture

4 months and 6 lbs. of wool later...

I finally finished the Elizabeth Zimmerman "Knitted Garter Stitch Blanket" for my new livingroom. Just over 6 pounds of Lion Brand "Fisherman's Wool" with 2 strands held together on size 15s.

May 22nd

Jason1978's picture

not all doom and gloom

Right guys!

New York Built's picture

Some Online Resources For Knitters

All I can say on this one, is WOW!

From my textile co-conspirator Hannah Wallace

Some very useful knitting calculators

rvicarus's picture

Prayers for Ben (ManMadeKnits)