These knitters can take the needling
A special boys-only class finds young men mastering a skill and ignoring the teasing
By Lisa BlackTribune staff reporterPublished February 1, 2005
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Knit NY shuts down every Friday night at 9:00 for Boyz Night. Except for our two hostesses, the fabulous Vanessa and Siobhan, No Girls Allowed. There are usually between 10-20 guys of all ages and all skill levels. It's BYOB and usually runs until at least midnight.We have also set up a Yahoo Group for Boyz Night and upcoming field trips. Visit us at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KnitboyzNY to get on the list.
Bring your knitting, bring your creative process. Drink some coffee. Ongoing group every Sunday beginning at 2pm.
Well, I survived my first foray to the Stitches West convention in Santa Clara this weekend. Went down there on Amtrak's Capitol Corridor since I thought CalTrain was still upgrading rails on weekends. A nice ride down with plenty of knitting time.
I don't think I've ever been around so many women in one place before... Stitches was just crawling with the fairer sex... spotted the odd long suffering husband or boyfriend carrying bags of yarn trailing behind their gals or waiting in line at the cash registers while their significant other foraged for yarn.
Another chance for the boys to get together and share. Recount Stitches purchases and inspirations...
We handed out flyers at Stitches and even sold a few buttons... so hopefully there'll be more fellas joining our group in person and also online.
Many of you will be ladden with yarn and yarns from Stitches West... come show off your bags of swag...
Coffee comfy couches and quality company... who could ask for anything more? There might be handmade truffles from Spun Sugar if you get there early... Happy Valentines!
I'm sure you've all been searching for this pattern...
a knitted ELVIS wig hat!
How can I explain, when there are few words I can choose?
Well, it's not that there's few words, just not a lot of time to compose and arrange those words to summarize my knitting since before Xmas. Where to start?
Looking through the images on my camera, it's been lots of gift knitting. I don't know if I'll get around to posting images...
Knit NY shuts down every Friday night at 9:00 for Boyz Night. Except for our two hostesses the fabulous Vanessa and Siobhan, No Girls Allowed. There are usually between 10-20 guys of all ages and all skill levels. It's BYOB and usually runs until at least midnight.