Submitted by MMario on Sat, 2008-03-29 19:10
sometimes you still manage to get something useful out of it.
Submitted by MMario on Fri, 2008-03-28 08:57
a while ago I knocked off a pattern I named "tweety Pi" because it was a bad pun. Recently one of the ladies out at MMarioKKnits finished test knitting it - and the picture made me realize I had a pretty serious flaw in the pattern
It still looked good, especially since she introduced a change in the final design element (offset a row of diamonds that I had written as stacked) - but I've revamped the pattern in a way that should be more attractive. attached are the old file (tweety Pi.pdf) and the new file (TweetyPi.pdf)
Submitted by MMario on Tue, 2008-03-25 08:59
I currenlty have
5 6 designs underway, either partially written up or needing to be written up from sketchy notes
A'Tuin, VKandis,Commando, Black diamond, Damascus and Charybdis
Submitted by MMario on Fri, 2008-03-14 10:09
a very basic palindromic (reversible cable) scarf.
I'm doing this in a merino/angora blend - 140 yards /50 gm on 4mm needles.
Submitted by MMario on Tue, 2008-03-04 18:40
okay - so I only finished the last two rows and bound off - but it was on my mini-vacation! I have witnesses!
3/5 - added some more photos.
Submitted by MMario on Mon, 2008-02-25 09:15
I was subjected to many many hours of "red carpet" and Pre- red carpet, and Before Pre-red-carpet over the weekend - as for some reason my sister/landlord decided she wanted to watch it all - and I di
Submitted by MMario on Wed, 2008-02-20 20:32
pattern was from knitty - colour scheme came from my warped mind.
Submitted by MMario on Wed, 2008-02-20 20:25
This was suppossed to be a Christmas present - but it was finished in time for my nephew's ordination as priest friday (barely - I embroidered the cross *at* the reception)
Submitted by MMario on Wed, 2008-02-13 15:18
since I let off steam regarding the marketing of "natural" fibers that are actually manmade extruded polymers of various kinds...
Submitted by MMario on Wed, 2008-02-13 11:18
the new "natural" fibers bug me. Just ran into someone enthusing about the ethical benefits of knitting with corn/Ingeo yarns - since it was "natural and renewable".