Jun 4, 2006

All patterns look special–just change the yarn.

What a Great first Project
Rebecca Thompson creation on the first project. As you can see the different yarns change the look of the project –  Just beautiful.

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  • I have been a knitter for 30 yrs and I just came across this kind of knitting and I am very impress on how fast you can knit with this. Right now I just started with the basic stitch but I really like the patter on the Baby Hat. I think it’ s call the english stitch . I can wait to have my book of instructions.

  • Hi Lyse, the pattern on the hat is Rib Stitch. It’s the vareigated yarn that creates the color changes. I have been a knitter for over 40 years and working with the knitting board now for about the last 8 years. I love both methods, but when you want the double knit, you can’t beat the knitting board. Hope its going good for you now. thanks, Pat

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Jun 4, 2006

Where is the Best Place to Knit??

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Anywhere!

Who said we have to knit in our rocking chairs?    How  cool for this knitting board knitter  relaxing on  a camping trip in Massachusetts!   “I just tossed it into my backpack and was able to really relax after a day of hiking”.

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  • Well for me I find anywhere is a great place for me to knit. Heck I knit at work, resteraunts, while my wife is driving. So for me it’s not so much the place, but the relaxation I feel from knitting that I enjoy.

  • My sofa, the balcony, my sister’s house, my office (during lunch, of course). People ask me questions about what it is that I’m doing. I’m glad to educate them that knitting doesn’t have to involve two long metal things.

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Jun 4, 2006

Festival at Brownstown, VA

We were invited to participate in the Redbud Festival with Debra Blankenship.   We had a great time!  It always helps to see it done and this type of festival is great for lots of demos.  Debra is queen of loom knitting and really did a great job with her demos and sharing her new hobby. Just look at all the looms she works on.   It was a cold and rainy day, so we had our table in a shelter, but our double knits brought some attention and kept us warm.    
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Jun 4, 2006

Everyone wants to try on the pretty yellow shawl.

George is there to help and loves the yellow shawl. Well, you can get a nice close up photo of the yellow shawl thanks to George. Check out all the different looms that Debra is working with. Debra says “I’m addicted to looming”. I think she’s right, but maybe, we all are.

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