Monday, November 7, 2011

I bet you didn't know this

But I also knit!  I learned a few years ago when my friend Ellie's aunt taught me.  We go to her house every Tuesday and have dinner and chat, and sometimes work on craft projects.  Now that it's cold, we've all been knitting again, so I started on a scarf.

I first saw the Honey Cowl on Tasia's blog and thought that it was gorgeous, and easy enough for me to do.  So far, I've only made a few hats!  I haven't tried anything more complicated than that.

It took a few tries to get started because my scarf kept getting a twist in it.  I ripped it out and started again, but I got another twist!  I had to have my friend start it for me since I had no idea what I was doing wrong.  I thought I had made sure everything was straight! 

Knitting is nice because you can do it sitting in front of the TV, on the bus, talking to a friend, etc.  It's totally portable, unlike sewing.  As much as I'd like to bring my machine to work and sew during my lunch break, I don't think that will ever happen. 

I'm not very far on my scarf yet, but here's what I have so far. 

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It seems like a lot of sewing bloggers are also getting into knitting. Have you been bitten by the knitting bug?

5 comments:

  1. I sure have and I'm literally just learning to knit! It's such a great thing to do whilst watching TV, I don't feel like I'm wasting time that way!

    I meant also wanted to congratulate you on your blogiversary! I loved seeing all your outfits, the volume is really quite impressive. Some of the dresses you don't wear very often are so gorgeous...I do think you should give them a second chance ;o)

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  2. Just finished my Honey Cowl after seeing Tasia's! It's a great pattern...love your pink!

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  3. I like the colour of the yarn! I'm a knitter and sewer too. I like knitting as you can do it in front of the TV, just like you!

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  4. I always seem to twist my work when I use circular needles

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  5. I love that scarf! I've had it in my Ravelry queue but there's quite a bit to get through until I can start it.

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