I'm taking a cashmere sock class this afternoon! I'm a little nervous....do socks (or double pointed needles) scare anyone else??? Anyway I will report on how it goes and if I will be a sock maker or not!!! If any of you are sock pros I would love to have some feedback.
Happy knitting everyone!
As a knitting instructor after having completed a w/e course @ F.I.T. I have to do 30 hours voluntary teaching to be fully certified
New video in the works - REAL MEN KNIT!
I am an independent video producer and have decided to concentrate on two of my favorite subjects: knitting and men. I have knitted forever myself and through the years have known one or two men who knit but now that it's a growing past-time and passion for many more and I am excited about exploring it in my part instructional/part inspiration video.
I'm looking for men of all ages and types who might be interested in being interviewed for the video. I am putting together a light-hearted segment of stories, opinions, etc. from men who knit so the more variety I can find, the better. I am in central California and plan to travel around the state in the next few months, as well as a trip to Toronto at the end of this month. Unfortunately my budget is not going to allow me to travel the country state by state, but if I find a proliferation of interesting knitting guys in a particular location, I'll try to get there.
Getting this off the ground. On Tuesday, September 27, 2005, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, a Men's Knitting Circle will start as a monthly event. We will meet in center city Philadelphia atJoe, a coffeehouse located at 1100 Walnut Street, # 110. (This is at Walnut and 11th Streets, Philadelphia, PA)Bring your knitting and creativity and hang out and meet the other guys that have either just taken it up or have been at it for days, weeks, months or years.Hope to see the male knitters from the Delaware Valley area.
@ Joe, 1100 Walnut Street, # 110 (at Walnut and 11th Streets), Philadelphia, PA
I was going through some notes that I have and found this handy hint.
Knitting Jogless Stripes in the Round:
(This only works if you have a minimum of 2 rows per stripe)
Knit 1 round of the new colour.
When faced with the first stitch of the second round: pick up a loopof the first colour from the preceding row an place it on the left needle. Knit together both the first stitch of the new colour and the picked up stitch of the previous row. Continue knitting around.
Just posted some links I think I am going to have to change that pic of me I look a bit psychotic
Felted slipper s to keep all sizes of feet warm.
Easy pattern for your head or neck
This is an instructional pattern to make a jumper or cardigan from the neck down in any size,stitch or yarn.