Book Review: Never Knit Your Man a Sweater

July 25th, 2007 | Comments Off

Cover of Never Knit Your Man a Sweater

Author: Judith Durant
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Rating: 4 Skeins
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Many of the projects are variations on timeless classics. Beginning knitters in particular might find this to a valuable collection of pattern essentials: basic socks, hats, mittens and sweaters. A few of the sweaters would look more at home on Fred Rogers than say, Freddie Prinze, Jr., but most of the patterns could be knit for a man of any age.

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My Favorite Things…

December 9th, 2006 | Comments Off

…that I don’t have.

A friend commented today that my Amazon wish list is “knitting heavy.” I told him that it didn’t contain the half of it, as Amazon’s selection of yarn and other knitting supplies is woefully nonexistent.

A pile of Cascade 220

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What do you mean, I can’t keep them?

August 8th, 2006 | 4 Comments

Remember these?

Lace books on my coffee table

I’ve had them for oh, five weeks now, and managed to leaf through all of them several times. I’ve taken notes on stitch patterns I liked, stitch patterns I might be able to modify, and otherwise drowned in happy knitting goodness.

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