Monday, November 16, 2009

knitting meme

Stolen from armyofknitters who also stole it, so I don't feel so bad.

THE DEAL: You mark the things you have knit in bold, you italicize the things you intend to try, and everything else you just leave in regular font.

Afghan I've got some Lorna's Laces I bought for a sampler afghan

American/English knitting American's knit English?

Baby items

Bobble

Buttonholes

Cable stitch patterns

Cardigan

Charity knitting

Combination knitting always when doing fairisle

Continental knitting my modus operandi

Darning

Designing knitted garments I just finished my first design!

Drop stitch patterns hasn't everyone done that scarf, and a clapotis?

Dyeing spinning fiber

Dyeing with plant colors

Dyeing yarn

Entrelac Lady Eleanor w/ 100% cashmere, see below

Fair Isle

Free-form knitting

Fulling/felting a couple of hats

Garter stitch

Gloves

Graffiti knitting

Hair accessories - does a calorimetry count?

Hats: Cuff-up

Hats: Top Down

Holiday knitting

Household Items a pot holder! -- or was that crochet? washcloths!

I-cord

Intarsia

Jewelry

Kitchener stitch how else do you close up a sock?

Knitted flowers

Knitting a gift

Knitting a pattern from an on-line knitting magazine

Knitting and purling backwards

Knitting art

Knitting for a living is this really possible?

Knitting for pets

Knitting for preemies

Knitting in public and spinning in public w/ both a drop spindle and a wheel!

Knitting items for a wedding

Knitting on a loom

Knitting smocking first class in first Stitches (along with sock knitting)

Knitting socks all the time!

Knitting to make money so does yarn count as money?

Knitting two socks on two circulars simultaneously

Knitting with alpaca

Knitting with bamboo yarn

Knitting with banana fiber yarn

Knitting with beads Undulating Waves

Knitting with camel yarn have some on order with Purlescence

Knitting with cashmere oh, yes, yes, YES! (did that sound orgasmic?)

Knitting with circular needles

Knitting with cotton

Knitting with dog/cat hair

Knitting with dpns normal sock knitting m.o.

Knitting with linen

Knitting with metal wire

Knitting with recycled/secondhand yarn

Knitting with self patterning/self striping/variegated yarn

Knitting with silk

Knitting with someone else’s hand-spun yarn

Knitting with soy yarn

Knitting with synthetic yarn ack-rylic!

Knitting with wool

Knitting with your own hand-spun yarn if I can bear it

Lace patterns

Long Tail CO

Machine knitting

Mittens: Cuff-up

Mittens: Tip Down.

Moebius band knitting

Norwegian knitting upcoming class at Stitches West 2010

Participate in an exchange

Participating in a KAL

Pillows

Publishing a knitting book someday

Purses/bags

Rug

Scarf

Shawl

Short rows

Shrug/bolero/poncho

Slip stitch patterns

Slippers

Socks:toe-up

Socks: top-down

Steeks

Stockinette stitch

Stuffed toys

Swatching

Sweater

Tassels

Teaching a child to knit

Teaching a male how to knit

Textured knitting

Thrummed knitting

Toy/doll clothing

Tubular CO

Twisted stitch patterns

Two end knitting

Writing a pattern text all done, formatting

Double Knitting

Sunday, November 08, 2009

I've been busy...

It has been awhile. It's been so long I'm not sure what I was up to. But it didn't involve finishing up any projects. Until now. Ta-dah!

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This is a neckwarmer. I received a kit as a gift when I spent this last weekend with friends at the beach. We all got one and each in our favorite colors -- see how mine goes oh so well with my wardrobe? We even picked up the buttons on our way home at Yarndogs. The yarn was hand dyed by Laura Schickli of Handwerks and if you got here from there then you already know I'll be designing patterns for her Sock Yarn Club next year. Exciting, huh? Anyways -- the neat thing about the neckwarmer is the way you secure it -- check this out:

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You get 2 buttons and build a shank with yarn leftover from the project. Make sure one of the buttons can go through your knitting and when you're done pull that button through. You can secure it this way or crossed over with either button on the front. That's it!

I hope it's cold tomorrow!

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