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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: I've spotted a prime target! on: December 07, 2008 06:14:27 PM
Wonderful! He looks smashing!
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Social Stigma of Public Display of Knit-fection on: December 06, 2008 04:55:56 PM
I'm perfectly aware of what is required at the university level, I did graduate from one quite a few years ago, lol.  I just think it would be nice to speak to a student rather then just making them leave a class. As you say, they are paying a lot of money for that class.

Right, but education is not a consumer situation, i.e., the customer is not always right. I think Alli-Lucy's totally within her rights, and referring someone to student services is exactly what she should do if challenged.

A lot of people have commented in this thread and other public-knitting threads (knitting in school, knitting in church, etc.) about how other people might find the knitting distracting, or see it as disrespectful (and then wonder why they can't get away with inappropriate behavior). I'm sympathetic to your plight because I'm the same way, but I as restless as I am, I've always viewed it as my problem.
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Knee High Slippers on: November 23, 2008 02:15:51 PM
These are so cute! Is it your own design?
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Faeroe Island Mittens from Folk mittens on: November 04, 2008 04:48:01 PM
These are gorgeous! I love your color choices. I have to get that book!
5  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: mitten obsession on: October 22, 2008 07:01:57 PM
Thanks! Cinnamon teal and Madei, the yarn is from Scout's Swag. She is an awesome chick. We used to go to the same SNB and her eye for color is amazing. The colorway is called Orchids.
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: mitten obsession on: October 20, 2008 07:58:46 PM
Thanks, guys!
Riki--it's definitely cold enough! I don't know how I managed to get a picture in front of the only green leaves left...
Well, that one big leaf to the left almost look like a rubber tree so I thought maybe you were in the tropical parts somewhere, hah!

Nope, I think it's an elm. But you have a good eye! I'm glad to be back up north where all my knits go to good use.
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: First Cardigan on: October 20, 2008 05:46:59 PM
That is really cute! I like the color combo. It's amazing how quickly you get stuff done when you actually pick it up and work on it, isn't it?
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: mitten obsession on: October 20, 2008 01:43:53 PM
Thanks, guys!
Riki--it's definitely cold enough! I don't know how I managed to get a picture in front of the only green leaves left...
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / mitten obsession on: October 19, 2008 05:29:50 PM
So far this fall I have made Anemoi mittens and Endpaper mitts. I am now offically obsessed with mittens. I started to make Elliphantom's Herringbone mittens (ravelink) but I read the chart, screwed up, and frogged. So while I'm regrouping from that, I made these, based on the herringbone pattern but with a smaller stitch count to account for fair isle/non-fair isle gauge differences.

I started these about 24 hours ago. They're blocking now.



Hey, this mitten smells funny...

10  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Norwegian Snowdrift Mittens w/Pattern on: October 18, 2008 02:55:42 PM
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I made a few errors, but that just adds characteristic. I was more confident on the second mitten so it's a lot tighter than the first, but I love how they turned out.

Gotta love a mitten with personality.
My first fair isle mittens, I knit a lot looser on the second one! How funny.
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