For those who don’t know me well, I love video games. A lot. I’m not the only knitter who does, either. There are quite a few Ravelry groups dedicated to video games, for instance Nintendo Knitters for the Nintendo lovers out there or Hylian Knitters for the Zelda lovers out there. I’m one said Zelda lover. I […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I know, it’s a bit late for a Rhinebeck blog post, but as I said before, I’ve been busy. It shouldn’t stop me from sharing my experiences this year, or rather, my wife’s experiences. I was unfortunately unable to attend, but my wife went and she had a blast! When she came home from Rhinebeck she […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Inspiration comes to me in many forms, knitting magazines and books, nature and art. Rarely does it come to me in a dream. In fact, I can only think of one time it’s happened. I hadn’t been knitting long. I’d recently come up with the double-knitting cable technique I would soon use in my Six Braid […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
When it comes to the things most knitters are passionate about I find I don’t often share the same drive. I enjoy knitting – it’s very cathartic and kind of cool (what isn’t cool about essentially tying a giant knot and having it end up as a sweater?). I enjoy watching a garment or stitch […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Sport weight is my favorite weight of yarn. Well, sport and fingering with lace and worsted coming in a close second. For double-knitting, though, sport weight is my yarn of choice. Why? Because double-knitting with sport weight produces a garment that’s roughly as thick as single knit worsted. Don’t believe me? Try it! This brings […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We all knit for different reasons and in different ways. Some knitters are process knitters and relish the slow route with a scenic view on the way to the end of a pattern. The sense of accomplishment is not in the destination but in the path along the way. Others (like my wife) are project […]Continue Reading... No Comments.