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Another Funny Site

Here is an hilarious site about vintage knitting designs.  I laughed out loud!

yarnpants.blogspot.com/2004/11/museum-of-kitschy-stitches-vol-iii.html

Enjoy!

ChazH's picture

The Nonchalance of Knitting

Years ago when I was first learning to knit, I had a couple of friends who knew how and I was discussing my progress with them.  Over the course of the conversation, one of them happened to say, "Oh yes, and knitting is great because you can do so many other things while you're knitting."  To myself, I thought, "Uh, OK. Whatever you say."  But, I had to resist my desperate urge to wholeheartedly disagree.  Surely I listen to music or the radio or I listen to what's on TV with only the occasionaly quick glance up, but to what the hell else could she have possibly been referring? Reading? Sex? At this point, I guess I'll never know.

herbie's picture

Doily

this I made in the summer time for another friend of mine - for her Birthday - she was very happy for it. I found it on the net  at http://www.knitting-and.com/knitting/patterns/doilies/doily.htm

large work but nice when done 

herbie's picture

Jacket

Jacket for woman at work

drmel94's picture

Finished!

A slow period at work gave me a chance to finish up the love blanket square. It turned out almost exactly the correct size, so blocking it should be a cinch. I should be able to get it washed, blocked and off in the mail Monday. I was also able to knit up a swatch of the new Silky Tweed yarn. I've attached photos of both.

After work, I'm planning on driving 3 1/2 hours to my grandmother's for her birthday. I'm thinking it won't be that fun a drive on little or no sleep, but it's my favorite place in the world. How could you not love a place that looks like this? Aside from that, there's a really nice little LYS on the way that I haven't visited since the summer. I only want to touch the yarn...no, really. :-)

technocowboy's picture

Atta girl, Franklin!

Someone on LiveJournal posted a link to The Panopticon today. It's fabulous. I giggled. It totally needed to be shared.

Men's Knitting Circle -- Portland, OR

description:
Guys hanging out knitting, drinking some beer and having a good time.

Location:
Mabel's Knittery & Cafe

Bill's picture

iPod cord covers!

This is a fun idea!

Oakland, CA event for knitters

A note to anyone from the Oakland, CA area. The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) is holding its National Conference there - April 20-23. Check out details of our event at www.TKGA.com. Hope you can come! We're expecting as many as 70 exhibitors (you can buy) and 40+ knitting classes and 3,000 visitors.

herbie's picture

Jacket

Here is my latest jacket for a woman at work

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