Well I grabbed this from Karen! After two days of being firmly convinced that we were going to loose our furry pal, a little non thinking blogging fits the bill! I’ll be back with today’s adventures.. tomorrow!
Just for fun…a loom knitting meme. What have you made with your loom? What do you do knitting/fiber related? Copy and paste the following meme into your blog and link back to me by commenting to this post.
What I’ve made on my knitting looms and what I have done knitting/fiber related:
Afghan – yes!
I-cord – yes Garter stitch – yes
Knitting with metal wire – no not yet
Shawl – yes at least two
Stockinette stitch – yes
Socks: top-down – yes, Socks: toe-up – no, but intend on doing a pair soon
Knitting with camel yarn – No
Mittens: Cuff-up – yep
Mittens: Tip-down – no
Hat – lots
Knitting with silk a fine strand with wool for socks – hmm no not silk but wool and acrylic socks yes!
Moebius band knitting – no
Participating in a LAL – Yes, Sweater – yes a few
Drop stitch patterns – not really.. but on is in the brain!
Knitting with recycled/secondhand yarn – absolutely!
Slip stitch patterns – yes
Knitting with banana fiber yarn – no
Twisted stitch patterns – yes Knitting with bamboo yarn – yep!
Charity knitting – yes
Knitting with soy yarn – yep Cardigan – yes
Toy/doll clothing – no, but my daughter is working on some!
Baby items – YES!
Knitting with your own handspun yarn – yes
Slippers – Hmm well one slipper sock on a knitting board.. really have to get to making the other one! Designing knitted garments – MANY! Cable stitch patterns – yes a few
Lace patterns – Sure a nice fun challenge! Publishing a knitting book – YEP! One booklet and contributed to a book coming out in May! Loom Knitting Pattern Book: 38 Easy, No-Needle Designs for All Loom Knitters Scarf – too many to count!
Teaching a child to knit – yes, my daughter and my son.. but he doesn’t do it too much!
Knitting to make money – yep
Buttonholes – yep Knitting with alpaca – yes
Fair Isle knitting – yes
Dying with plant colors – no
Knitting items for a wedding – no
Household items (dishcloths, washcloths, tea cosies…) – yes!
Knitting socks (or other small tubular items) – yes!
Knitting with someone else’s handspun yarn – yes
Holiday related knitting – yes
Teaching a male how to loom knit – yes I also taught my husband!
Bobbles – yes unfortunately!
Knitting for a living – hmm if having my own yarn account counts as a living.. more like knitting for mad money!
Knitting with cotton – yes!
Knitting smocking – no
Dying yarn – not yet suprisingly!
Knitting art – yes
Fulling/felting – yes
Knitting with wool – yes
Textured knitting – yes
Kitchener stitch – yes
Purses/bags – yes
Knitting with beads – no, but hey I have the beads in my stash!!
Swatching – yes, yes yes!!
Long Tail CO – yes
Knitting and purling backwards -well this is a needle knitting skil and yes I have done it on the needles..at least knitting backwards.. it is genius!!
Knitting with self patterning/self striping/variegated yarn – yes
Stuffed toys – yes and more coming soon!
Knitting with cashmere – no but there is some in my stash, including cashmere fiber to be spun! Darning – yes and I have a tutuorial on it!
Jewelry – not yet
Knitting with synthetic yarn – yep
Writing a pattern – yes once or twice…
Gloves mittens are warmer! – gloves
Intarsia – yes
Knitting with linen – yes
Knitting for preemies – yes
Short rows – yes
Cuffs/fingerless mits/armwarmers – no actually!
Pillows – yes
Knitting a pattern from an online knitting magazine – yes, Loom Knitters Circle Mag!
Rug – yes
Knitting on a loom – of course! Knitting a gift – yes
Knitting for a pet? – yes
Shrug/bolero/poncho – yes
Knitting with dog/cat hair accidentally or on purpose? – yep accidentally all the time!
Hair accessories – no
Knitting in public – yes alot!Knitting with buffalo yarn – no
Knitting with pygora – no
Dyeing with food dye/drink mixes – no
Dyeing with chemical dyes (acid, etc) – no
Play along if you like.