Archive - Dec 2011 - Blog entry

December 26th

andyz280f's picture


My newest project is called "Stone Cut Hoodie" got the pattern from Creative Knitting magazine September 2010. This is just the back I am working on. I hope to start the front in a couple of days. This is my first sweater attempt. Making it for my roommate. I think she will look good in it. The 1st pic is of what it should look like. the second is what I have done so far.

potterdc's picture

The Mother-in-law Shawl

It's wonderful to see what gifts you guys made and received! We're having a wonderful, quiet Monday here in DC. Fire in the fireplace, leftover Christmas breakfast casserole and sourdough coffee cake, and hot tea. My elbow is much better - yesterday for Christmas I got to wash up a bit and put on a new bandage. I felt like a new guy!

MSc thesis in why men knit!

Hi all fellow knitters

Xeeque's picture

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from one of the newbies on here. New to MWK and I figured I'd wish everybody a wonderful rest of the holidays and a great new year!

December 25th

vsidart's picture

My favoriteist Christmas gift!

I love being married to another fiber fiend!
I've wanted a loom since I was in 4th grade.
Pure Happiness.
Can't wait to play with it.
Merry Christmas!

gardenguy42's picture

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all! I finished my Christmas knitting on Dec. 23 -- here is a picture of all the woolen goodies blocking. I got the ends all woven in with time to spare on Christmas Eve!

3 pairs of socks, 2 hats, 1 pair of mittens, 1 pair of slippers, 1 Christmas stocking and a partridge in a pear tree. . . .

Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and a happy knitterly New Year!

steve kadel's picture

Merriest of Christmases to all my knit brothers (and some sisters too)

Haven't been on here much but thats because I was trying to meet a knitting deadline (self imposed) which I missed by a little. Pix to follow

December 24th

PaulKnittingNow's picture

Knit knit slip stitch

So I am not happy with this decrease. I am unsure as to whether I knit when I am decreasing at a purl stitch or if I purl the purl stitches...argh! I am considering frogging back to the first decrease and do a simple ssk decrease. Any insights, guys?

AKQGuy's picture

A Joyful Holiday

Please ignore the screeched curses from the kitchen and the banging of pots and pans as I pretend to be calm about tomorrow's dinner. Instead listen to the true intent I hope my voice has as I tell you all to have a wonderful holiday, regardless of whichever holiday you may celebrate with the returning of the sun's light.

Brickwork scarf

Thank goodness I remembered to take photos of this scarf before wrapping it up today!
It's a bias lace pattern of my own design, based on the brickwork aisle at the church where Bill plays the organ. And yes, men CAN wear lace.

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