Quite some time ago I posted about how I had gotten interested in spinning fiber on a drop spindle. Since then I have acquired a few spindles, mostly Turkish, and have gotten in a fair amount of practice.
Hi guys! After seeing all of Andy's wonderful socks, and shortly after Mark mentioned starting a pair, I decided I'd join the fun and try the Brethren sock pattern as well.
Hello Gents! I am currently working on a project that requires a provisional cast on (PCO). I haven't knit a lot of items that use a PCO, but when I have I've used the crochet chain method. This works pretty well and has the nice feature of a sturdy and easily unraveled PCO edge.
Hi guys, I recently got an email from an old friend. Knowing that I'm a knitter, she included a cool link about a need for penguin jumpers (sweaters) at Phillip Island Nature Parks in Victoria, Australia. They use them for penguins that are affected by oil in...
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on either a t-shirt and on a black tote, which could make a cool knitting project bag!
Hello Men! I hope you've been having a good weekend. I am, and part of
reason for that is that I found the time to finish what I've been working on.
Just wanted to share my second pair of Finger Mitts. I made...
Hi guys, I was just on YouTube watching an instructional video series by Lucy Neatby about cabling. In part two of the series she shows how to neaten the left hand edge of a cable. This side of the cable is looser due to the way the yarn travels from knit to purl. She shows how you can remedy this by reverse-wrapping the first purl stitch after a series of knit stitches.
I was off for four days starting last Friday and ended up having much of this time to myself. The weather was quite frigid, snowy and windy, so I decided to take this time to tackle a pair of mittens. I had
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Not sure I'd have the patience... Is this anything you would actually attempt, maybe for your upcoming holiday celebrations?