I want to give a big thanks to all the men on here who give me positive feedback on my knitting. You are all true artists, and an inspiration to guys like me. Big hugs and a firm handshake!!!
I began this hat with Malabrigo Arroyo the one in natural color and then I
made one with Knit Picks Gloss in brown. Both hats were less than 50 grams of
yarn and knits up very quickly. The hat can be a plain hat, a slouch
or even a tam if you block it in that manner. Blocking is what makes this hat be the hat you wwant.
The wind tossed waves of the unkind world crash upon the craggy rock of my troubled mind. There are a hundred tasks to accomplish, a thousand people to please and a million dreams I must set aside to make it all happen.
At least, that's what most Mondays feel like.
I finally finished the socks I began at the Colorado retreat. I was interrupted with a few other projects, a trip to FL, and the first two weeks of the start of another school year. I think they turned out well and they feel very comfortable. The Yarn is Lang Jawoll. It's a superwash, so they will make their maiden voyage through the wash tomorrow. They should soften up nicely.
This is my first completed sock. I've already cast on for the second one. It may be a basic pattern, but I'm very proud of this.
Being a knitter who knew very little about spinning, I have always turned to pre-made, readily available yarn. Whether at your LYS or at one of the numerous shops online, there is a ton of it out there and seemingly something for every rhyme or reason...
They are not your common knitting celebs like Antonio Banderas who learned to knit from co-star Catherine Zeta-Jones during the filming of "The Legend of Zorro", Australian ex-Prime Minister Julia Gillard who knitted a gift for the royal baby of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, or film star Nicholas Hoult of "Jack the Giant Slayer", who became obsessed with knitting and had already made two scar
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