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August 23rd, 2014

ILHIKER's picture

My latest article: Decreasing in the Round Article

Here is my latest blog article that I wrote for the good folks at Stitch and Unwind. If you get a chance, please check it out. I wrote the article about decreasing using circular needles using this hat because it was requested in the comments to an earlier article.

You can find it at:

August 22nd

Nehkhasi's picture

Movie

I'm at present watching "Jane Austen Book Club". Good Movie, but what I'm telling the group for is that Kathy Baker is knitting a few items throughout the whole movie and it just made me smile! There is a bulky yarn with , blue, purple & green that I wish I had. One of the girls is crafting jewelry throughout and is wearing one of the garments that Kathy was working on.

August 21st

ILHIKER's picture

A Pair of Beanies

Amid all my family upheaval, I have managed to finish two matching hats from some superwash merino wool that a friend of my gave me. Thanks, Lou! The hank was 280 yards/4oz, 5-6 sts/in on US 4 & 5. They turned out well and will make wonderful Christmas gifts.

I wrote an article about decreasing using circular needles using this hat.
You can find it at:

Crafty Andy's picture

Bright Orange Brethren

Morchen Brethren (3)

Thunderhorse54's picture

Brethren Socks

I've finally started the Brethren socks...IN RED!!!!!! I'm taking Crafty Andy's lead with the bright colors. I'm also doing a grey hooded sweater vest for by sister's birthday...in November. Pictures will follow soon, I hope.

Terry

August 20th

RickMartin's picture

Kieran Foley's knit/lab Colorwork Crescent

My latest shawl was Kieran Foley's Colorwork Crescent shawl.

August 17th

SAPBrown's picture

Knitting in literature... well... in Discworld at least.

I have been rereading Terry Pratchett's Discworld series for a little light
summer reading. If you have never read, or even heard of Discworld... You are
missing out on possibly the best living satire writer since Kurt Vonnegut's
passing. Pratchett is one of the few authors who actually has me laughing out
loud. I am talking an honest laugh, not a chuckle or even a snicker.

SAPBrown's picture

any stevie nix fans?

Any Stevie Nix fans interested in knitting a custom shawl for her?
I am tempted, but the competition ends Sept. 29

http://music.msn.com/music/article.aspx?news=884580

ILHIKER's picture

Grand Adventure and a Place to Rest

Hello All. My wife of 36 years and I have decided to part ways and divorce each other. It will be an amicable process which reduces stress and complications.

August 14th

Tallguy's picture

Pink and Blue

According to Smithsonian.com, the shift toward pink and blue happened gradually. For centuries, all children had worn practical white dresses, which could easily be pulled up to change diapers, and bleached when said diapers inevitably exploded. Pastel baby clothes were introduced in the mid-19th century, but according to University of Maryland historian Jo B.