Archive - Jan 2011 - Blog entry

January 9th

Masala's picture

Needle Advice

Thank all of you for your excellent advice on circular vs. straight needles. Especially about the ergonomic aspect and comfort.

January 8th

CLABBERS's picture

Blocking an Afghan

I am making an afghan that is 20% wool and 80% acrylic. It will be 35, 10x10" squares sewn together. Do you think that blocking is advisable? I read once that you shouldn't block acrylic.

Finished Men's Fingerless Gloves Finished

I looked at my notes and saw that I started these gloves last December 2010 - almost a year. I'm so excited to finish these! My first pair of gloves.

Thanks for all the advice!

QueerJoe's picture

Auctioning off Knitting Things

Hey guys...I forgot to mention in my post the other day about the men's spring knitting retreat.

January 7th

TheKnittingMill's picture

The return of the prodigal knitter

Hey gents! It's been a while since I've posted, but looking over recent entries I've noticed it's sort of a theme.

AKQGuy's picture

Resolutions... But I hate those damn things.

How about this, I'll try to log on atleast once during my week off? I will also do the same for my ravelry page since I noticed today that I have 30 some frigg'n messages.

Masala's picture

Knitting Needles

I visited a LYS near where I live and the owner told me that "straight" knitting needles are steadily being replaced with circular needles with separately sold different exchangeable points.

mrossnyc's picture

Hello and felting question

Hi Everyone,

It's been a while since I've posted anything, so hello to everyone!

January 6th

Darrel's picture

NYE Resolution: Knit and post more frequently.

I'm throwing caution to the wind and testing the sweater curse by knitting the Joukahainen sweater for my partner.

Stan Stansbury's picture

Anybody on here raise sheep? Sell fleeces?

I'm looking for some, and think it'd be kinda cool to buy from somebody here.