Since I am in the middle of a couple big projects, I decided that I would leave the knitting paraphernalia at home this time. It'll give my fingers a good rest.
On the trip to the Men's Spring Knitting Retreat I started another shawl by Stephen West.
This is maybe my favorite sock so far. There are lots of patterned socks out there but many of them are just a bit too feminine and I wanted something I could wear myself.
So I decided I wanted to try toe-ups again, and with "real" sock yarn. A friend was coming from Germany, and I'd seen the Hundertwasser "Save the Seas" yarn from Opal.
Fiber Beat talks about Men Who Knit briefly during my interview :) - check it out:
I just completed my first Niebling pattern for a table runner! Woo-hoo!
I have been working hard on all kinds of projects lately, including the video tutorials page on my website:
Thuja is a nice basic cuff-down sock, so if you want to try some simple variations, it's a great one to base your efforts on.
I got into knitting after a friend, who was trying to quit smoking, started knitting scarves to keep her mind off of nicotine.
I go back to work on Friday so you guys are free of my ceaseless postings for a whole week! You're excited aren't you.