A new knitting group for guys who live in the Boston, MA area. We've been meeting on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month, from 7-9 pm at Dado Tea in Harvard Square. Good times! Send me a private message for directions, and to be added to the email list.
Harvard Square, Cambridge
Just thought I would post my first entry on this site. I have finished a pair of socks for myself and am currently working on another pair. Now the interesting part of this story it that I have started on the new pair of socks without my knitting guru sitting by my side, I have even done the heel flap and have now turned the heel without my knitting guru. She tells me "job well done". I am quite proud of myself! I just read the directions and did as it said to do, now that dosen't seem so hard, but I am glad to hav eread the pattern and done it without my knitting guru. Anyway, when I get a picture I will post it.
Here is a picture of my recently completed Komi Mittens (Traditional Russian Two-Color Knitting). These are from "Mostly Mittens" by Charlene Schurch.
These were a whole hell-of-a-lotta fun. Check out more pictures and project specifics here: brooklyntweed.blogpot.com
Our sister site is up & running have you been encouraging your female friends to support it?
What kind of knitting bag do you carry...and what do you carry in it?
I'll go first:
I have a black microfiber bag with blue "J" embroidered on it. I also sometimes carry a LL Bean boat and tote. What's in my bag....
About 42 pair of half glasses to include 1 pair of half sunglasses.
Various pens and pencils
small multi color floral bag that was my mom's for my do-dads which include, needles, needle sizer, stitch holders, cable needle, folding scissors.
Ok, so yesterday I was somewhere on the web and found a link to a site called Women Who Knit. I didn't save the link. I've looked on this site, and links, and have done a yahoo search. Was I seeing things? Does anyone know about or have a link to this site?
Anyone in the Seattle-area interested in establishing a monthly get together - sort of a "Stitch 'n Scratch" (the male version of "Stitch 'n Bitch")?
Send me an email with your general availability (weekdays, weeknights, weekends, etc.) and I'll set something up.
It would be fun to touch base and see what each other is up to!
From page 8 of "Brunswick Mostly Male"
From page 29 of "Brunswick Mostly Male"
I bought a pattern book called "Brunswick Mostly Male" from an eBay seller in Thunder Bay, Ontario. I just had to share a few of my favorites.
My guess is that the book is from the late 1960's (no publish date but I can just imagine these fashions on the actors in Rowan and Martin's Laugh-in (circa 1968)
This is probably my favorite picture - not because the knit item is so dated but because it truly shows how the times have changed (thank goodness!)
Oh well, I need run - gotta stand by my fireplace with a scotch and soda and a Marlboro!