Cate's Garage Sale Finds
is not really knitting-related, but she's got fun commentary on the "evil, evil crafts" she's managed to pick up. And do you remember Artex
? If you do, you get bonus points if you've actually made crafts with Artex. (Don't miss the food section
- it's priceless.)
If you like to knit lace, you might want to consider joining the Knitted Lace List
. They're currently knitting some neat wraps, including this southwestern lace shawl
Neat vintage pattern books
for shawls, shrugs and wraps. (I love collecting these things.)
Style.com's runway knits
for fall. Of course, there are some fabby-looking ponchos in there, 'cause ponchos always look cool.
[Thanks to ChicKnits
for the link.]
Free pattern for an excellent knit poncho
that screams "I'm a writer!". Don't know why, it just seems like something that someone very literary would wear while heading out to the local foreign foods market. Anyway, I'd shorten it a bit to facilitate arm movement, but boy oh boy does it look spiffy as is.
Free knitting patterns for baby items
galore at Craftown, including mittens
, a Dolman cardigan
, and adorable
How to: Do the tubular cast-on
using a provisional foundation row (I use the method of casting on in the main yarn, but both provide the same results).