Archive - Nov 2010 - Blog entry

November 5th

RickMartin's picture

Firefly Fringed Scarf (or shawl)

This is a VERY easy, VERY quick knit. Highly recommended if you need/want to make something and are out of time!

Kilthoser's picture

mediaeval nightcap/indoor cap

I knit this cap as part of my halloween costume this year, but boy does it feel good of a night in this draughty old house! I'd wondered for years how those things were made; you see them sometimes in 15/16th century portraits.

2manyhobbies's picture

Egyptian Sweater

November 4th

steve kadel's picture

design question

i am making a ribbed cuff for the sleeve that i want to be snug, stretchy and then want the sleeve to puff out some after the ribbing.

bobshome's picture

Baby Alpaca Vest

Hi guys
My recent project. I love it. Vest in Baby Alpaca DK. I used a basic pattern from Phildar and resized it and added a houndstooth pattern to the front piece.

Jaredsfa2004's picture

Beanie Help Using Sock Yarn 4ply or Fingering Yarn

The other day, a co-worker of mine gave me some sock yarn "Kroy Sock Yarn" to make him a Beanie. I started simple Beanie with a 2x2 rib brim about 15 rows, and the remainder stockinette.

November 3rd

KnitsWithBalls's picture

New Spinning method

This blows my mind... I totalyl had a DUH! moment when I seen this...

(runs out to find some hard rubber balls and roving)

November 2nd

Kilthoser's picture

Puppy Dog Power!

This isn't knitting, but it is fibre arts...I have to say that I'm satisfied with divine justice: puppy dog chewed up a fuzzy vintage mohair blanket: puppy dog should fix it...and she did!

KnitteryNinja's picture

2011 Men Knitters Visionary Retreat--Invitation to Apply

Cat Bordhi has been doing week-long retreats for several years wherein she teaches about self-publishing in the knitting industry.

MWK - Houston's picture

Off Subject - Best Places to Work

I was just reading an article on Yahoo about the best places to work. One noted was Adobe where they noted that they have over 80 associations including a "Knitting Club".