Can we help? This is a site to knit warm things for Mongolian children. http://www.fireprojects.org/dulaan.htm ...it seems we should be able to knit scarves and mittens for them... Bill
Once I;m done with my current scarf i'd like something more complicated, first off learning how to purl probably. But then, something easy but more interesting would be fun, any suggestions? also, sorry for seemingly capitalizing the beginners forum lately. oops, guess i should advance in skill eventually.
I have some money to spend on needles, but obviously not on addi turbos, What's the best idea? isit cheapest to buy a set of needles such as the needlemaster from knitpicks which would give me just about any size id want including circs. or should i get needles as i need them, no pun intended. what would be the most budget-friendly in the end? Im not sure how much if any discount is given in sets of needles. what do you guys think?
My scarf i;m making now. First ever please keep that in mind. Has one problem that occurs now and then, it gets skinnier and wider, I know this is due to varying tension. But I don't know how to keep my tension constant, since I don't feel I;m really changing it much at all that I can notice. any tips? also, id love a simple pattern for a hat or gloves. I;m finding a plain nothing but knit scarf quite boring after a while although i don't notice as much when i sit and kit for a long period of time.
Men Who Knit has been accepted into Google's Gmail for Sites program! This means our members can get <user>@menwhoknit.com email addresses.
Your menwhoknit.com email address can be accessed via the splendid Gmail web interface, which also integrates chat abilities, or through your favorite POP-enabled email client such as Outlook or Thunderbird.
I have to add each address manually, so if you'd like to get an email address, send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
I just wanted to pass this on....if any of you are sock knitters than this may be helpful. My sock instructor sent us this link for choosing heels and how to knit them. www.knittinggeek.com/howto/chooseheels.htm I haven't checked the rest of the site but this helped me. Take care!
Weekly Topic #11
The "Womb" is just something I don't get......at all....I totally respect the creativity......but then what do you do with it after it is knitted up? Anyway that being said....Have you ever seen something someone is knitting or has knitted and thought...."Oh my God.....what were they thinking?" If so....what was it?
Thinking about making a hood or hat in the Patagonian style. (Sorry, best words for what I have in mind.) Just a close-fitting hood with long strings that tie under the chin. Anyone have a pattern? I haven't been able to find one on the net and not sure where to start with the design. Any ideas? Anyone?
Do you get advice/help mostly from books, online sites, local yarn store or friends?
Hey men! Well I've become addicted to knitting babysocks. They're so damn cute I can't stop! (check out the first pair at kilgoretrout.wordpress.com/test) My problem comes in when I turn the heel. Like many sock knitters, I end up with a series of holes going up the gusset as I "turn" the heel. I've tried knitting this tighter in that area, and asked many knitters, but they answer I get is the same: "I have that problem too, not sure what to do, just sew up the holes at the end". Yes yes, sew up the holes, that's what I'm doing. It only takes a few minutes and the finished product looks presentable, but theres GOT to be a way to knit a heel without these holes! any ideas?