Friday, January 12th, 2007
Tags: Charts, Patterns by Me, Scarves & Shawls
I’m a big fan of Shimale; lots of my shirts are from there and I even wore a Shimale to prom. I thought it would be neat to make a Shimale scarf, so I turned their logo into a chart and I’m going to knit it into one of the ends. Here’s the chart:
PS: I wouldn’t recommend doing an image search. Just FYI.
UPDATE, Jan 15th, 9:20am: My apologies if this shows up again in your feeds! I changed the name of the post because I think it was being screened by overexcited feed readers.
Wednesday, October 18th, 2006
Tags: Charts, Patterns
I love Barbara Walker. Because of her (and of course Becky from Knitting Interrupted), I have this beautiful lace to look at:
It’s the Japanese Feather Stole from knitspot, a blog that is starting to become one of my favourites. The stitch pattern is from Barbara Walker’s second treasury, and I have fallen head over heels in love with it. I love it so much that I went to Indigo yesterday trying to find the book so I could buy it just to discover the secret of this delightful 28-row repeat, but it wasn’t in. Not at the library, either. Sigh.
So I decided to do some detective work. I searched for Japanese Feathers and found two free patterns that were based on the Japanese Feathers stitch: Japanese Feather Socks, which I’d seen before and also drooled over, and the Wavy Feathers Wimple, which I’d seen before and… also drooled over. I believe there’s a pattern emerging.
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Saturday, July 22nd, 2006
Tags: Charts, Patterns by Me
To be knit across the tuckus.
Refer Snoop Dogg vs. Ice Cube.
Monday, June 26th, 2006
Tags: Charts, Future Knitting Plans, Patterns by Me
A great idea from knitgrrl for a sunburn sweater:
It would be funny to have an intarsia pullover thatâ€™s red on the shoulder tops, chest, etc and then white where the shirt you were wearing when you got burned would be.
This has inspired me with another idea: Sweaters with tattoos on them. You can emulate a tattoo you already have (ensuring it’s displayed in both summer and winter), or test out one you want. It would be mega-cool to knit a sweater with an anchor on the shoulder. I’ve even made a little chart:
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