Archive - Jan 2010 - Blog entry

January 28th

scottly's picture

yarn review: Linus by Knit One Crochet Two

Aran / 47% wool, 30% acrylic & 23% alpaca. - I love working with this yarn. At first I was sceptical because of the acrylic content but it knits and blocks beautifully.

Tom Hart's picture

The Scottish Sweater Industry

Very good video about the Scottish sweater (jumper) industry on YouTube. Go to YouTube and type in "Pringle of Scotland Animation by David Shrigley - Life Behind The Scenes". You’ll love it.

January 27th

paultheknitter's picture

Finished Project - Mittens and a question

Here is a photo of a pair of mittens that I have just completed. They are knit using 3.75 mm needles and the yarn is malabrigo merino (colour amoroso).

paultheknitter's picture

Men's Knit Night - Ottawa

Hello everyone. A new men's knitting group has started in Ottawa at Knit Knackers - 299 Bank St in Ottawa, Wednesday evenings from 5-7.

Slip stitch rug

Well it's been a long time. My computer crashed and I took my time getting another one. Unfortunately I've missed posting several projects, but what can I say? This is a slip stitch rug I made.

grandcarriage's picture

slightly baudy warning.

I'm finishing a sweater in Rowan Big Wool for a client. It is knit on US 15's. I feel like I am knitting with Dildos. Very pointy, cheap, hollow, plastic dildos. Ick ick ick.

dannvictoria's picture

2010 KA.L Finished boots

Here are the finished felted boots The group will continue so I am doing a second pair - it is easier than the BF sweater for sure.

steve kadel's picture

anyone want to knit some blankets for haiti

local chapter of project linus committed to making 200 blankets for haiti. deadline feb 6. anyone want to get together this saturday and make some?

steve in l.a.

Mnjack's picture

Curtains & Travel Amsterdam and Marseilles

Does anyone have a pattern or know where I can get a pattern for either knitted or crocheted curtains ?I want to make some for my dining room.

January 26th

jody_designer's picture


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