steve kadel's picture

l.a. yarn crawl this weekend

any los angeles men doing the yarn crawl thursday - sunday. it's also ciclavia in the valley for the first time. could be fun to combine, bike small valley shop to valley shop on sunday? meet somewhere for drinks, a bit to eat.


wigbmuscle's picture

Assistance - "Enclosing Bars"

Any video's out there… Help

K1, *drop next st off left needle and carefully unravel this st for 4 rounds (so there are 4"bars" of yarn above st), now K the st 5 rounds below enclosing the 4 "bars" of yarn in the st, K2 rep from *

I get most of this except the enclosing part - anyone have a clue - I tried finding a video… not luck yet.

Sara Katsan's picture

A sock and a half

It's been a while since I checked in . Figured I'd share what I am currently working on.

savarez's picture

Registration for Men's Fall Knitting Retreat Now Open!

Greetings Men-Who-Knit!

Registration is now officially open for the 2015 Men’s Fall Knitting Retreat. This year’s dates are Thursday, September 3 through Sunday, September 6.

We have had a facility cost increase this year, but we have endeavored to keep costs low. Registration prior to May 15 will be $435. This is only a $25 increase from 2014!

CLABBERS's picture

Etsy IPO Registration

Today I got an email regarding Etsy filing a registration statement for an IPO. I know some of you sell things using Etsy so here is the link that announces the registration.


kolja123's picture

Attention MICHIGAN Knitters!

Greetings fellow knitters! :)

CLABBERS's picture

Socks for Mom

I just finished this pair of socks for my mother. I like the way they turned out using the Evil Genius method again. The yarn is a superwash Merino/nylon blend that softens up quite nicely when washed and blocked. Mom's toes have a mind of their own and didn't grow especially straight, with two on each foot crossing over another. She never has to cross her fingers for luck, her toes have done that for her. She also has a very large big toe bone (cuneiform bone for those of you who enjoy anatomy) also known and a bunion.


Now a blanket LOL

My silk yarn arrived yesterday in the mail. I was a bit skeptical as the pic on ebay wasn't all that clear but the price I paid was great considering how much I would pay for 100% silk at the local yarn store.
Although its a 2 ply, its not a lace weight. Kinda in-between which I am happy about. It would be too thick for a night shirt.

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Recent knitting

Well... I finished two pair of socks within the past couple of weeks - having joined a "12 Months, 12 Socks" knit along sponsored by WY Fiber Skeinks [a Ravelry group I'm in]. I hope to post photos soon.

The first was a plain knit pair in Austermann Step that I really liked knitting with. Very soft and great color gradations.