Archive - Apr 2013 - Blog entry

April 14th

knittingman's picture

Knitter's Block

I have to confess, there is a small piece of knitting that I would rather do without. I will spend months hand spinning yarn, choosing the perfect pattern and slaving over the insanely detailed instructions to produce an heirloom quality piece of work.

April 13th

bobinthebul's picture

Taksim Park Yarn Bombing Video

Our yarnbombing was a great success. Here's a link to photos I took there:

The local TV station ATV also came and talked with us.

Our section is at just about 1:00 on the clip.

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Rocky Mountain Men's Knitting Retreat

Hey guys -

According to the Ravelry forum on knitting retreats , there are still quite a few slots open for the Men's Retreat in Allenspark, CO [just up the mountain from Estes Park] for July 18 - 21, 2013.

rnaderjr's picture

Magic Mosaic Afghan

For my next project, I want to tackle Barbara Walker's magic mosaic afghan. I love mosaic tiles in general and would love to see it in a blanket. My issue is on how much yarn to buy (so that I'm using the same lot numbers.) There's no indication in the book and when I research online, I haven't found an answer. Has anyone completed this project?

April 9th

SAPBrown's picture

Toe Up Sock M11(US)

Here is the base pattern (no custom ribbing or anything)
Toe Up on #6(US) Dpn's
Red Heart Super Saver (1 skein +)

TinkerJones's picture

Carpet knitting?

I saw this article about a male knitter who makes felted carpets. It's on the Brownsheep blog homepage.
I was glad to see that the sex of the knitter was never presented as an oddity or curiosity -- only the fact that he knits left-handed.
I want to see the bear rug!

April 8th

bobinthebul's picture


Hi - I've been so swamped in work for several months that knitting had really fallen by the wayside. Now I'm deciding which laid-aside project to finish first.

dougnorton's picture

Pics will not attach?????

no pics will attach is something wrong???

CLABBERS's picture

Looking for sock pattern

Hi guys,
I"m looking for a toe-up sock that uses Judy's magic cast on, and is made with worsted weight. I have a pattern that fits 8" circumference but I need 9 or 9.5". Does anyone know of one? Or, do you know how I should make adjustments to a smaller sock?

April 5th

chipsir's picture

Crown Prince

I have not posted any FO's for awhile so here is my latest effort. It is from the book "The Haapsalu Shawl". Took me six months but I now feel more confident with "Nupps" lol.