This weekend was the New York Sheep and Wool Festival, more colloquially known as Rhinebeck. The weather was... odd, but the people were fantastic, and the sheep were sheepy. I went with the goal of only buying yarn to make a gift for my mom, and ended up falling in love with the idea of an orange sweater...
Oct 22, 2014
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When it comes to men's sweater patterns, guys can be hard to please. They do seem to like classic, simple sweaters, with the occasional stripe or cable thrown in, though. I scoured Interweave's men's knitting patterns, and I think I've found four designs that the man in your life will...
I think I knit my dad five hats in the last two years, all from the same pattern. He likes super bulky, tightly knit, stockinette hats with a two-inch ribbed brim. And he likes them longer than normal so they cover his ears. He wears them out! Or he accidentally felts them . . . But they're so quick...
May 29, 2013
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