I thought I would post pics of the finished sock that I wrote about a few weeks back. Once again, the goal was to reproduce this antique sock as closely as possible, considering the materials on hand.
I haven't been particularly active lately, but I thought I'd drop you a quick note to let you know that all is well.
Ok, fellas. I'm kinda proud that I got my first article in a knitting magazine in the UK. I feel like I’m on cloud 9 right now. Woo hoo! Check out my blog for the skinny on it. See? The fellas are making great strides in knitting, man!
After a careful read and a long think-through
(I know, rather inelegant an introduction and screams for a pithy word to encapsulate, but I move on...), I believe: any man should benefit from this thought provoking article; any parent should consider this carefully; any man who has felt marginalized because of who they are, take a read.
Good Morning All,
Well I choose something new for a quick project. I have knitted a lot of socks using double pointed needles and chose to make this pair using the magic loop method. Think I like it. What is your preference when knitting socks?
Regards & Thanks,
Some new pics of yesterday's accomplishments. I think I like the new method.
One of our dogs is always cold. She sleeps under the blankets and as close to the fire as possible without going up in flames. I decided to quick-knit this coat for her. I was amazed at the hounds tooth pattern I was able to knit. She is loving this garment and she doesn't try to get it off. I want to make her another but next time a pull-on jumper instead of a coat with buttons. Does anyone have some links to dog patterns to suggest? I thought I'd get recommendations first before just wading into the internet.
Hey guys, a couple weeks ago I finished a pair of socks but haven't had a chance to share them until now. These were made using a basic toe-up sock formula by Don Yarman who
ILHIKER is now known as CLABBERS.
I decided to change my member ID to CLABBERS to celebrate starting a new life in Florida. I picked CLABBERS because I am an avid Scrabble player and Clabbers is type of Scrabble. If you are interested in it, you can find out what it is at:
My photo is also changed as well.
I bought Arne and Carlos's new book "Norwegian Knits with a Twist" and really liked the wrist warmers. The pattern called for a dk weight which I couldn't find but did find some suitable Jamieson Smith Shetland in 4 ply jumper weight. I had to swatch and do a bit of math to achieve the correct size. They were a fun knit.