Thursday, March 06, 2008

Loom Knitting Meme

This is making the rounds. I saw it first on Denise's blog.

What are you loom knitting?

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 - several

I-cord – many, of different thicknesses

Garter stitch - absolutely

Knitting with metal wire - no

Shawl - several

Stockinette stitch - yes, constantly

Socks: top-down – yes, singles

Socks: toe-up – singles here too.

Knitting with camel yarn - nope

Mittens: Cuff-up - plenty

Mittens: Tip-down - no

Hat – More than I can count

Knitting with silk a fine strand with wool for socks - no

Moebius band knitting - yes

Participating in a KAL – A few

Sweater - yes

Drop stitch patterns - yes

Knitting with recycled/secondhand yarn – oh yes

Slip stitch patterns - definitely

Knitting with banana fiber yarn – hmm, where do I find that?

Twisted stitch patterns – e-wrap counts

Knitting with bamboo yarn – yes, very soft

Charity knitting - some

Knitting with soy yarn – yup

Cardigan – no, but I should

Toy/doll clothing - some

Baby items - some

Knitting with your own handspun yarn – Spinning used to be a dream, but it’s fading as I get older

Slippers - Definitely

Designing knitted garments – uh, yeah.

Cable stitch patterns – done that for years

Lace patterns – simple ones, they’re a bit challenging on looms but getting easier with the sliding peg thingies

Publishing a knitting book - check

Scarf – uh huh

Teaching a child to knit – Just how many Girl Scouts have I worked with?

Knitting to make money – I don’t think I’ve ever sold a knit item…

Buttonholes – uh huh

Knitting with alpaca - yup

Fair Isle knitting - no

Dying with plant colors – not for knitting, but I’ve smashed flowers onto fabric…

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, but not many

Bobbles - yes

Knitting for a living – You can support yourself by knitting? Sign me up!

Knitting with cotton - yes

Knitting smocking – not really

Dying yarn - no

Knitting art - no

Fulling/felting - yes

Knitting with wool – how else do you felt?

Textured knitting - yes

Kitchener stitch - yes
, without knitting needles!

Purses/bags - yes

Knitting with beads – both knitting a strand of beads and stringing beads along the yarn and placing them in the stitches

Swatching – All the time

Long Tail CO - yes

Knitting and purling backwards – let's see, would that be going the opposite direction on the loom?

Knitting with self patterning/self striping/variegated yarn - yes

Stuffed toys – working on them

Knitting with cashmere (mmm, cashmere!) – I’d like to

Darning – ugh. When I was a kid I’d darn socks using a plastic easter egg on the inside. 

Jewelry – yeah, knitting with beads.

Knitting with synthetic yarn – that would be the cheap stuff, acrylic, right?

Writing a pattern - yes

Gloves/mittens – Both

Intarsia – not a lot

Knitting with linen - no

Knitting for preemies - no

Short rows - ya betcha!

Cuffs/fingerless mits/armwarmers - yes

Pillows – they’ve never held much appeal, though my Grandmother used to needle knit gorgeous patterned ones.

Knitting a pattern from an online knitting magazine – does knitting a pattern FOR an online magazine count?

Rug – no, but I want to

Knitting on a loom – Duh!

Knitting a gift - yes

Knitting for a pet? – I’ve threatened, but dh would draw the line

Shrug/bolero/poncho – two out of three

Knitting with dog/cat hair accidentally or on purpose? – Cat hair all the time. Mine too. And horse hair sometimes.

Hair accessories – yes

Knitting in public – Absolutely!

Knitting with buffalo yarn - no

Knitting with pygora – hmmm, goat hair, sounds fun

Dyeing with food dye/drink mixes - no

Dyeing with chemical dyes (acid, etc) - no


Blogger Andrea K H said...

Thnnks, this has helped me sort out what I've done and what I want to do.

3/08/2008 6:18 PM  
Blogger Crystal said...

Participating in the meme... :)

4/18/2008 8:28 PM  

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