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June 7th, 2015

jusplaindave's picture

Knitting Needle Organiser

Hi Guys,

I have just set up a little Etsy shop as I've started making Mens knitting needle organisers. I've been searching for ages to try and find one that didn't have flowers or unicorns printed all over it. Alas to no avail. So I decided to make my own and then sell them. Please check it out and pass it on to anyone else you think may like one.

May 31st

Maker's picture

Back sweater done!

I have finished the back of my sweater this morning. I'll start the front later today.

CLABBERS's picture

Project Jacquard

Hi Guys,
I found this video and thought it might be of interest to some of you. It's all about weaving touch-sensitive conductive yarns into fabrics. Google and Levi Jeans have really taken it a lot further than just making gloves able to connect with touch screens. Enjoy.
Mark

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qObSFfdfe7I

May 28th

Tallguy's picture

New Blanket

Yes, summer has finally arrived here and I have a new blanket! I needed it earlier when it was rather chilly (and they turned the heat off in the building) so I started on this one. It took me about 5 and a half weeks. I had some trouble with my hand and was delayed somewhat.

ronhuber's picture

socks

I am a real fan of Arne and Carlos from Norway. So when they designed six different sock yarns for Regia, I had to buy them. I knit up the first pair and am very pleased with the pattern and with the yarn itself. 2.25 mm needles.

May 24th

Maker's picture

New sweater

I have started a new raglan sweater lately. Will it be a crew or turtle neck, I don't know yet!

May 20th

ronhuber's picture

Left-over Sweater

I had 9 balls of beige in Jamieson and Smith 4 ply Jumper Shetland Wool and dug out out 9 other balls of different colours. I used lovat, mustard, silver, periwinkle, sand, live lobster, spring green, oatmeal, and grape. I kept them in that order with a row of beige every other row. I knitted it with 3.25 mm needles. It is nice and warm and will be great in the autumn.

May 19th

KnitRick's picture

issues with No Stitch

Hello All,
I'm looking at a pattern/chart and I ran across a No Stitch symbol. I'm curious, how does one execute that No Stitch?

May 3rd

aussieknitter's picture

Fair Isle Knitting

Hello gents!

I don't know the ID of the gentleman who does the wonderful fair isle knitting on here but maybe someone could bring this link to his attention.

Found a wonderful vintage fair isle pattern online. Not sure if it'll be his cup of tea or not, but here's the link anyway.

http://fortiesknitter.blogspot.com.au/2015/04/free-knitting-pattern-1930s-fair-isle.html

Cheers fellas

April 27th

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Latest socks.

This pair of tube socks has been in the works for quite some time but were finished this morning. A little bit of ripping back when I first started them [too tight] and at the very end [reshaping the toe decreasing for a more pleasing look] but, otherwise, a pretty fast and satisfying project when I could just work on them.