Hey everyone, I just have a quick question:
I'm making the Sockstravaganza socks from Brave New Knits, and I'd like to give the yarn bobbins a try. I'm just wondering: What size would you guys reccomend? I'm using Stroll Tonal in Blue Yonder and Deep Waters.
Short post, I know, and I havn't posted in forever. Hmmm.. What have I been working on? I want to make this longer. I made my dad a super-thick pair of socks with WOTA Worsted in mist. I double-stranded the yarn and used…Continue
Added by Eileen on April 8, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Hi everyone! Remember me?
A while back, I decided that I wanted to make my dad a liberty cap for his birthday. Which was in mid March...
I have about ten rows done.
Now, don't get me wrong, I love the Telemark, and I love the nickle plated needles I got to make it. DEMO, (which is Japanese for 'but', I've been picking up a few things from an exchange student I met over the summer,) the stockinette is so BORING. It's at such a small gauge, and I just have no patience. I'm…Continue
My dad's birthday is on Saint Patrick's Day, so when I considered my options for his knitted gift, I was thinking "GREEN." That's also his favorite color. Maybe a camo hat, because he likes to hunt.
But then, I THOUGHT. He likes to build guns, working models of old muzzleloaders from the revolutionary era.
And I researched.
Liberty caps were worn in the mid-1700's. They were blunt tipped, long stocking caps, most often knit in red or blue wool,…Continue
I havn't posted here in a long time, but I have been around! And my God, I've been knitting.
I've knit a little baby hoodie, and lots of dishcloths, and a shrug, and a diagonal scarf, and now, I'm working on socks and a fair isle blanket.
No pictures for now, being that my camera is broken, but I feel so proud of myself! Through the time that I've been silent around here, I've discovered that our school actually has a knitting…Continue