I am doing my first tubular cast-on for Jared Flood's Eternity Cardigan. Aptly named since that is about how long this will take me to knit. I cast on 165 stitches which then doubled to 329. At my rate of speed I'll be knitting two rows a day. Increases were done by picking up the bars between stitches -- a method that always ends up with very tight stitches when I do it.
A few days ago, I mentioned an afghan that became a bedspread as part of my comment on Quinton's excellent post about how to say "No" when asked to knit something.
Nehkhasi said he'd like to read about it...so, my friend, this is for you:
I really loved the pics that AKQGuy posted of his design, so it inspired me to try lace knitting for the first time. I downloaded the Kelp Grove pattern from his blog.
In this morning's catching up with the computer an email made me realize that I should have cross posted this item over here on menwhoknit. It's been a rocky couple of days and I should have done this from the start but when I posted this my mind was elsewhere. So, with all that said, I hope this helps a few of the knitters here:
Well guys I signed up for my very first mens knitting retreat. I am looking forward to it. Its in November so that will be a great time. I hope they have a fire place were good company and knitting will take place with plenty of good fellowship
When I post replies recently, I get an error message yet it still posts. Any ideas why?
See attached for screen capture of error message.