(For those who don't know, she's a judge on PROJECT RUNWAY famous for critiquing that a garment wasn't properly "finished".)
Lars made a funny post that made me think of this. Howzabout we each share a story about knitting a holiday gift for a guy/s in our life?
Take two brownsheep lambspride worsted, and one aracana magellanes in green, do a checkerboard with a garter border, switching yarns each row and knit until the first skein runs out.
For my friend Tia for her birthday. Modeled beautifully as a shawl by Nicci of Close Knit Yarn Store on Alberta in Portland, OR.
It makes a fabulous "aroma filter" when the homeless guy decides to sit at the table next to mine at the wi-fi cafe. I probably look like I'm trying to avoid swine flu.
I don't want to reinvent the wheel... I just want a basic wonderful above the calf kilt hose pattern.
Picture taken at Knit/Purl knit night, just having finished the scarf before I arrived. 58 st on us9's. Rib6 cable with a 20 st repeat, one k1p1 rib selvedge and between cables...
Jared Flood, aka Brooklyn Tweed brought his attractive self and siblings to Yarn Garden in Portland for a book signing. I didn't want the book...(It's mostly women's stuff, and I don't need it).
Question directed to those who are really good with sewing machines and sergers.
Today, in honour of Veterans' Day, I stayed inside and worked on a design for one of those snazzy envelope hats that you see them wear in pictures.