Subversive Knitting

Knitting can be a Political Act
Politics & Knitting… you may not like it, but politics is part of your daily life.

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 […]

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