Sunday, June 10, 2007

one sock on

The lace sock is finished!!! I have to some how loosen the cuff up from where I cast on badly,
Also, below, a knitting survey, and the dread dragon shawl.

Hee!!!! I bought the Here be Dragons shawl pattern today!!!!! Yee!!!! You too can lose years of you life to 1750yrds of yarn and 300sts on sz2(3.00) needles by emailing web2 @aurora-alpacas. com(remove the anti-spybot spaces!). I can't wait to get started, I just need to find sz3 circle needles...or really long straight ones. A knitting survey
Bold for stuff you’ve done, italics for stuff you plan to do one day, and normal for stuff you’re not planning on doing. My comments are in--(parentheses)

Garter stitch--(duh!)
Knitting with metal wire--(pain)
Stockinette stitch
Socks: top-down
Socks: toe-up
Knitting with camel yarn--(ew, and itchy)
Mittens: Cuff-up
Mittens: Tip-down
Hat--(it sat pretty cunning)
Knitting with silk--(dose silk/wool count?)
Moebius band knitting --(ops!)
Participating in a KAL
Drop stitch patterns
Knitting with recycled/secondhand yarn--(dose it count if you've frogged the same fracking sweater five or six times?)
Slip stitch patterns
Domino knitting (modular knitting)
Twisted stitch patterns
Knitting with bamboo yarn--(splits too easy)
Knitting with banana fiber yarn
Knitting with self-patterning/self-striping/variegating yarn
Knitting with corn yarn
Knitting with synthetic yarn
Knitting with soy yarn
Knitting with cotton
knitting with Chitin yarn (made from shrimp and crab shells)
Two end knitting
Charity knitting
Toy/doll clothing
Knitting with circular needles
Knitting with your own handspun yarn
Graffiti knitting (knitting items on, or to be left on the street)
Continental Knitting
Designing knitted garments
Cable stitch patterns (incl. Aran)
Lace patterns
Publishing a knitting book
American/English knitting (as opposed to continental)
Knitting to make money
Button holes
Knitting with alpaca
Fair Isle knitting
Norwegian knitting
Dying with plant colors
Knitting items for a wedding
Household items (dishcloths, washcloths, tea cozies…)
Knitting socks (or other small tubular items) on two circulars
Olympic knitting
Knitting with someone else’s handspun yarn
Knitting with DPNs
Holiday related knitting
Teaching a male how to knit
Knitting for a living
Knitting smocking
Dying yarn
Steeks---(oh dear god! The mind numbing terror!)
Knitting art--(isn't all knitting art?)
Knitting with wool
Textured knitting
Kitchener BO
Knitting with beads
Long Tail CO
Entrelac(diamond socks)
Knitting and purling backwards
Machine knitting
Stuffed toys
Baby items
Knitting with cashmere
Writing a pattern
Knitting with linen
Knitting for preemies
Tubular CO--(god I need this as evidenced by my last sock)
Freeform knitting
Short rows
Cuffs/fingerless mitts/arm warmers
Knitting a pattern from an online knitting magazine
Knitting on a loom
Thrummed knitting--(wtf?)
Knitting a gift
Knitting for pets
Knitting with dog/cat hair---(here kitty kitty kitty... would owning an alpaca count?)
Hair accessories
Knitting in public--(all day Saturday!)

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