Sunday, May 27, 2007

Just for Fun

I swear on a stack of knitting magazines that I will provide all kinds of updates and photos this evening. But it is daylight and it's perfect for working on KM's black socks. Those stitches are a bitch in the evening hours. So for now, here's a fun little thing for you.

Mark with bold the things you have ever knit, with italics the ones you plan to do sometime, and leave the rest.

Afghan – actually crochet
Garter stitch
Knitting with metal wire
Shawl- crochet
Stockinette stitch-
Socks: top-down-
Socks: toe-up- I’d like to learn this
Knitting with camel yarn
Mittens: Cuff-up
Mittens: Tip-down
Knitting with silk – KM’s socks are a merino silk blend
Moebius band knitting
Participating in a KAL- the Harry Potter KAL
Sweater- baby sweaters, - maybe someday
Drop stitch patterns
Knitting with recycled/secondhand yarn – I have a thrift store sweater sitting in the closet
Slip stitch patterns
Knitting with banana fiber yarn
Domino knitting (=modular knitting)
Twisted stitch patterns
Knitting with bamboo yarn – perfect yarn for my Vegan sister-in-law
Two end knitting
Charity knitting Dulaan
Knitting with soy yarn – currently Tofutsies for me
Cardigan – the Something Red, and now, Sweater for Arwen for ME
Toy/doll clothing - Barbie clothes for my MIL
Knitting with circular needles
Baby items – haven’t had a baby in my world yet to knit for, but I’ve crocheted lots of afghans
Knitting with your own handspun yarn
Graffiti knitting (knitting items on, or to be left on the street)
Continental knitting- learned this when I was doing something with seed stitch, now I can’t imagine doing it the other way, since I crochet it just makes more sense
Designing knitted garments-
Cable stitch patterns (incl. Aran)- getting ready to start socks for me, and the front part of the Sweater for Arwen
Lace patterns- I keep trying to resist, but apparently that is futile
Publishing a knitting book
Scarf – a few basic ones
Teaching a child to knit- the FKM
American/English knitting (as opposed to continental) – It’s how I learned
Knitting to make money- Doesn’t everyone want to do this?
Button holes
Knitting with alpaca
Fair Isle knitting
Norwegian knitting
Dying with plant colours
Knitting items for a wedding – I’m thinking I need a shawl for the wedding
Household items (dishcloths, washcloths, tea cosies...)
Knitting socks (or other small tubular items)on two circulars – I tried, I didn’t like it
Olympic knitting
Knitting with someone else's handspun yarn
Knitting with dpns
Holiday related knitting
Teaching a male how to knit – maybe KM
Knitting for a living – sounds like heaven
Knitting with cotton
Knitting smocking
Dying yarn-
Knitting art
Knitting two socks on two circulars simultaneously – again, tried it, didn’t like it Fulling/felting
Knitting with wool
Textured knitting
Kitchener BO
Knitting with beads
Swatching - I've learned my lesson
Long Tail CO
Knitting and purling backwards
Machine knitting-
Knitting with self patterning/self striping/variegating yarn
Stuffed toys
Baby items
Knitting with cashmere
Darning - Not by choice, FKM has put holes in BOTH pairs of socks
Knitting with synthetic yarn
Writing a pattern-
Knitting with linen
Knitting for preemies
Tubular CO
Freeform knitting
Short rows
Cuffs/fingerless mits/armwarmers
Knitting a pattern from an online knitting magazine
RugKnitting on a loom
Thrummed knitting
Knitting a gift
Knitting for pets
Knitting with dog/cat hair
Hair accessories
Knitting in public

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