a thread for knitters

See pirates, it IS a knitting club!

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kittenkat    pirate
12/03/2010 at 12:54
Which me?
12/03/2010 at 13:05

Aww, ees not scary...

This is scary!

http://mochimochiland.com/blogimages/natlgeo.jpg


 

12/03/2010 at 13:07
lol small
12/03/2010 at 13:08
What a lovely idea, Pink and good planning to start early
12/03/2010 at 13:22
I intend to bribe someone to knit mine for me.  Anyone like to offer?
12/03/2010 at 13:38
Certainly not, Mr W, that goes against  the spirit of it
Pink    pirate
12/03/2010 at 13:40

I will know unless you're planning to pretend you knitted it in your lunch hours at work (how much stick?) or on the train (where I have spies)

Pink    pirate
12/03/2010 at 13:42

Thanks for the hints on changing colours. I shall try that once I've finished doing the tricky heel bit.

Purl 3 through the back loops is proving kinda tricky . Good job this is a practice run with charity shop wool

13/03/2010 at 12:58

It's not knitting, but may I just post this, my latest completed project.

http://www.runnersworld.co.uk/members/images/506233/Gallery/DSCF0864_sm.JPG

I'm still slightly annoyed about the alignment mistake, but at least it was the same mistake on all 4 quadrants. A square mount seemed to best option, I couldn't work out what you could do so as to make it look less wonky.

13/03/2010 at 15:17

Helen it's lovely. I love the red inner mount against the light outer mount and frame.

I went into town this afternoon and came back with some blue variegated sock wool and a book on ribbon embroidery...like I need any more craft books

13/03/2010 at 15:19

That is lovely HL,

Kwilter, there is want and there is need, want always wins

13/03/2010 at 16:46

Very true Beebs.

Just finished a pink bamboo/silk blend scarf for a friend . Just have to darn the ends in and I'll be able to post it on Monday. Pic on FB after the rugby.

13/03/2010 at 17:13

That is lovely HL!

I've started yet another pair of Mary Jane slippers... one can never have enough slippers.

13/03/2010 at 17:14
Did you ever find the missing buttons, small?
13/03/2010 at 17:21
Beebs Beebs, look what I made. 
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3264/2872698459_618ab07c63.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3108/2845470858_5e961b1d89_o.jpg

As subtle as a sledgehammer. x 

13/03/2010 at 17:22
LN, brilliant
M...eldy    pirate
13/03/2010 at 18:10

http://s3.runnersworld.co.uk/members/images/88814/gallery/needlepoint_cat.jpg?width=263&height=350&mode=max


From the days when I dabbled in needlepoint 

All good pieces of work are a little lopsided!!

13/03/2010 at 18:14

LN - they are fantastic.

That's it, I'm inspired.

Tiny Tears is coming out of the loft and I'm going to find the few bits and bobs I did get left by my Nan.  I'll start scouring the charity shops for other stuff and I'm going to knit.  If I start now, I'll have a jumper by winter.

PS It would be lovely if this thread kept it's audience.  

M...eldy    pirate
13/03/2010 at 18:16
Sadly I can only upload photos from my mobile to here so they are not too good but I shall let you see the original Mousey 
13/03/2010 at 18:33

Love those LN  and I'm in total awe at the needlework from Helen & Meldy, gawjuss stuff.

I went to collect my yarn from a shop I've not been to before and it was amazing.  Such gawjuss wools and really nice staff who are so enthusiastic.  They were happily sorting out somebody's knitting for them and when I admired a scarf the lady said not to bother buying the pattern as it was only a 4 line one so she just wrote it down for me.  I shall certainly go back there.  Shame I didn't have much time to stroke and coo over all the lovely stuff but the rugby was calling ......

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