I finally decided to purchase a circular knitting machine. I wanted to buy and Addi but before investing that much money in one I decided to use my 50% off coupon at Michael's and I got this one for only $35. I have only been using it for about a week and have already seen... Continue Reading →
Yet again I had another wonderful long weekend at the men's knitting retreat that was held at Asbury Hills Methodist retreat center in Cleveland South Carolina on October 25 through the 28, 2018. There were 26 of us from all over the country including Seattle, Washington! There were a number of classes and we also... Continue Reading →
I just returned home from 4 great days at the retreat at Asbury Hills in Cleveland, SC. We had lots of interesting classes and took a field trip to Fletcher, NC to SAFF. We also had some great gifts from some vendors. The best gift bags were from Luna Lola which is Columbia’s newest yarn... Continue Reading →
This baby blanket only took four nights to create on my brother KX-350 knitting machine. I used a basic acrylic yarn and crocheted a single, half double, double crochet border around it. The border was a little too bunched up so I know now for next time to skip every third row when making the... Continue Reading →
Well I am back home after a wonderful weekend at the southeast men's knitting retreat at Asbury Hills Methodist campground in Greenville County South Carolina. We had a great turnout with 20 attendees and I got lots of projects worked on and some new project started. We visited two wonderful yarn shops in Greenville. Yarn... Continue Reading →
I decided to try a different tuck stitch pattern and used every other needle on the machine. Look through the pictures and you can see the various stages of its development from blocking to being finished.
I tested out this alternating tuck lace stitch with red cotton. Not really happy with it. Might be better with the tension dial at 3 or 4...
I found some sale yarn I bought months ago and thought I'd try it on my knitting machine. The result? A great little summer scarf. Here's a description of the yarn: Rowan Purelife Revive Yarn - Color: Marble; Color Number: 466; Dye Lot: 3604; Yarn Weight: DK / Light Worsted ; Fiber Content: 36% Recycled... Continue Reading →