It’s frigging cold out there. Let’s whip something up to keep warm.
In honor of P-Mag’s birthday, I’m giving away two skeins of hand-dyed yarn, one each to two winners.
This is a quick and customizable project that results in a useful item.
Happy happy birthday P-Mag! You’re a Libra, which means you’re the most intelligent, charming, and attractive of all the zodiac signs.
Persephone was born in October, just as the weather started to chill. Which means you probably need something to keep warm.
My heart is a little heavy as I write this, but I have decided it’s time to end my Knit Like a Boss series. I feel like it’s the right decision, that the column has reached a conclusion, and that it’s time for me to focus on some of the other things in my life.
A few weeks ago I wrote a piece about the Russian feminist punks Pussy Riot, who have been arrested on charges of “hooliganism” for their “punk prayer” protest in Moscow. With their trial date approaching, more and more protests and benefits are being planned around the world (like this one).
It’s Memorial Day weekend here in the States, and I’m sure a lot of us are heading out of town. As you’re reading this, I’m high-tailing it across the country to Las Vegas for the Punk Rock Bowling festival, so travel has been on my mind a lot this week.
I’m sure by now you’ve all knit up some truly fabulous items that you want to share with the world. The only problem is that it can be tricky to make these handmade goodies look nice in photos. That’s where I come in.
Last week, we talked about being completely selfish and not knitting for anyone. This week, let’s take a different approach and talk about charity.
It’s inevitable: as soon as word gets out amongst your friends and family, people are going to start asking you to knit things for them.
This week’s column isn’t so much about instruction as reflection. After all these weeks of how-to, I think it’s time to talk about why.
Ah, short rows. They can take a little getting used to, but if you have a decent-sized pair of knockers and ever want to make a sweater that fits, you must make your relationship work.
[Note: The images in this post will be NSFW.] Knitters aren’t all nerds and baby gifts, sometimes we want to get a little raunchy. So here are a few things to make that are sexy, saucy or just plain dirty. Behold.
Fortunately, crafty Whovians are a creative bunch, because there are lots of patterns out there for Doctor Who-inspired projects.