01/22/2005

The Dangerous Knitting Part

OK, this month’s links aren’t really about charity. But this is the activist part of Knitting for Change. Sexuality is healthy and we should enjoy our bodies. These articles and sexy knitting projects can help you and your parnter practice! Sex & the Knitty. Knitty.com’s sex issue from summer 2004 will never go out of […]

01/21/2005

Lesson: Making Cables

Cables are made when stitches in the knitted fabric cross over each other. You place a few stitches on hold by slipping them onto a cable needle, knit the next two or three stitches, then knit the stitches off of the cable needle. These traveling stitches may move to the right or to the left. […]

01/20/2005

Bundle-Up New Orleans Knitting Project

Although Hurricane Katrina is now several months in the past, there are still many displaced people in need of extra warmth this winter. Here’s how you can continue to help! I recently received an email from Ray Whiting of Bundle-Up New Orleans. He said, “After discussing the options for providing hats and scarves for the […]

01/19/2005

Pattern: Easy Cable Scarf and Headband

This easy scarf and headband will give you practice making cables. It’s perfect for anyone needing a bit of warmth. Materials Approx 440 yards of worsted weight yarn. I used 4 balls of Suri Merino from Plymouth yarn (55% suri alpaca, 45% extra fine merino wool), Color 5192 To make each separate item, you will […]

04/02/2004

Arctic Lace Book Research

Back in 2004 while researching the book Arctic Lace Knitting we kept a small day to day blog of what we were doing each day. Take a look back in time in the behind the scenes post that we just put up on this blog. The blog was moved from our personal website to this […]

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