Besides the obvious, what are your reasons for knitting? Is it a meditation? A creative outlet? (kind of a "duh" statement, I know) A love of fibers?
To everyone, hope y'all had a good whatever you may/may not celebrate! Life's been busy (as per usual) with the holidaze, family in town for 2 weeks, etc, followed by an onset of a rather serious bug, but slowly getting back to normal.
Haven't been knitting a whole lot since the energy levels have been pretty low (see bug comment above) but thought I'd share a pic of a sweater my mom made for me...I'm quite fond of it!
Hoping to be back in action soon!
I'm sure I'm not the only one in this space....9 different scarves going, 3 afghans, and 2 "side projects."
(and a partridge in a pear tree)
I was curious about what folks did with those shorter lengths of yarn that just weren't *quite* long enough to really do anything with....and then the lady who did the octopus pattern I posted about
So, I'm definitely going to be getting more into dyeing my own yarns.
about why circular size 5 needles tend to be shorter than other needles?
I feel goofy typing the instructions, cuz it's just so simple.
Basically it's this:
at dyeing yarn, via the kool aid method. I was kinda "blegh" about this method, then I saw some yarns that had been dyed with it at the LYS and decided to give it a try.
Well, while I never got to meet OKknitguy due to our rather hectic schedule in Oklahoma City, we're now heading down to Ft Lauderdale for 2-5 months so hopefully this time there will be time to get o
I'm a big fan of Schaeffer Yarns...you know, the self striping ones that are frequently in jewel tones, and are all named after various famous women (Indira Ghandi, Dian Fossey, Frida, etc)