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Knitting meme

Meme swiped from Nic, via Liz - things I've done in bold, those I'd like to do in italics, ideas which don't thrill me in normal type...

Afghan/Blanket
I-cord
Garter stitch
Knitting with metal wire
Shawl
Stockinette stitch
Socks: top-down

Socks: toe-up
Knitting with camel yarn
Mittens: Cuff-up

Mittens: Tip-down
Hat
Knitting with silk

Moebius band knitting
Participating in a KAL
Sweater
Drop stitch patterns
Knitting with recycled/secondhand yarn
Slip stitch patterns

Knitting with banana fiber yarn
Domino knitting (modular knitting)
Twisted stitch patterns
Knitting with bamboo yarn
Two end knitting
Charity knitting
Knitting with soy yarn
Cardigan
Toy/doll clothing
Knitting with circular needles

Knitting with your own handspun yarn
Slippers
Graffiti knitting (knitting items on, or to be left on the street)
Continental knitting
Designing knitted garments
Cable stitch patterns (incl. Aran)
Lace patterns

Publishing a knitting book
Scarf
Teaching a child to knit
American/English knitting (as opposed to continental)
Knitting to make money
Button holes
Knitting with alpaca
Fair Isle knitting

Norwegian knitting
Dying with plant colors
Knitting items for a wedding
Household items (dishcloths, washcloths, tea cozies…)
Knitting socks (or other small tubular items) on two circulars

Olympic knitting
Knitting with someone else’s handspun yarn
Knitting with DPNs
Holiday related knitting
Teaching a male how to knit
Bobbles
Knitting for a living
Knitting with cotton
Knitting smocking
Dying yarn

Steeks
Knitting art
Fulling/felting
Knitting with wool
Textured knitting
Kitchener BO
Purses/bags
Knitting with beads
Swatching

Long Tail CO
Entrelac
Knitting and purling backwards
Machine knitting
Knitting with self-patterning/self-striping/variegating yarn
Stuffed toys
Baby items
Knitting with cashmere
Darning
Jewelry
Knitting with synthetic yarn
Writing a pattern
Gloves
Intarsia
Knitting with linen

Knitting for preemies
Tubular CO
Freeform knitting
Short rows
Cuffs/fingerless mitts/arm warmers
Pillows
Knitting a pattern from an online knitting magazine

Rug
Knitting on a loom
Thrummed knitting
Knitting a gift
Knitting for pets
Shrug/bolero/poncho
Knitting with dog/cat hair
Hair accessories
Knitting in public


I'm outside my comfort zone

In a colour sense, that is.

Muddy_meadow

Richard's DK cashmere in Muddy Meadow, a rather beguiling tweedy mix. No purple in sight here, which makes me rather nervous! The cashmere is oiled, so I knitted and washed a mini swatch - the dry swatch feels gorgeous and I think I'm going to like the colour....

Muddy_meadow_2_2

I tried out a couple of lacy shawl patterns last night, but decided lace isn't the right thing for the yarn. This is the beginning of the Landscape Shawl from Fiber Trends which seems to suit the tweediness of the yarn very nicely.


Ready to block

Forest_canopy_trio

A trio of Forest Canopy Shoulder Shawls. Top - 76g of Colourmart DK cashmere in Tundra; right - 2 skeins of Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock in Purple Club; bottom - 90g of Colourmart DK cashmere oddments in Grigio, Black, Sand and Natural plus a stripe or two of leftover Tundra.

I've also been frogging. I dug out The Interminable Wrap to wear the other evening and had one of those short-person-in-an-oversized-wrap revelations. It looked like a horse blanket on me (not really the effect I was after).

Frogged_interminable_wrap_2

10 and a bit frogged skeins of Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock in Pioneer - plenty of yarn to knit a generously-sized shawl and a couple of pairs of socks. Now, where's that drawing board that I need to get back to?