Submitted by purlyman on Wed, 2009-11-18 22:59
Okay, so I've followed all the directions and have knit this child's sweater in the round with two purl stitches going straight up the middle.
Submitted by purlyman on Sat, 2009-11-07 11:54
After binding off four times, I'm satisfied with the tubular cast off method. I liked learning how to do it and it works well I think.
Submitted by purlyman on Thu, 2009-11-05 08:19
A few weeks ago someone asked about binding off and I think it was about binding off in ribbing.
Submitted by purlyman on Sun, 2009-11-01 20:41
Sometimes I just google men knitting articles I just came across this one from a newspaper in Hamilton, Ontario.
Submitted by purlyman on Tue, 2009-10-27 10:21
Check out the Library of Congress American Memory Project for some great photos. Just type "knitting" in the upper right hand corner.
Submitted by purlyman on Thu, 2009-10-22 10:01
I have to say this one was Iceland inspired - I never saw a sweater with as much color work in the body as this one but I wanted to practice with the designs.
Submitted by purlyman on Sun, 2009-10-18 10:55
I've done a dozen or so baby sweaters without short rows, no problem. I did Jared Flood's Cobblestone a couple years ago and it turned out great.
Submitted by purlyman on Wed, 2009-10-14 10:38
So a coworker saw one of my sweaters and asked "Hey, can you knit a wallet?" I found Michael del Vecchio's pattern, got some hemp yarn and great advice at my LYS (Denver's
Submitted by purlyman on Tue, 2009-10-13 08:33
So I went to a knitting group at a nearby LYS last Sunday and they were giving away some magazines - not sure where they got them.
Submitted by purlyman on Sat, 2009-10-03 15:37
So I saw this posting and was mostly interested in the "tote" that apparently belonged to the woman's grandmother and great-grandmother. I'm not sure it's that old, but I love it.