A Knitting Meme and Some Hope

I’ll start you off with a little Hope.  I’ve made great progress on this panel.  And while I won’t say it is easier than Teresa Wentzler’s Love panel, I will say that Jennifer Aikman-Smith’s panel is less complicated and therefore it is much quicker to stitch.  I still need to do a rectangle of beaded rice stitches and finish off the border, but I may  have it done by the end of the month.

Hope Panel

My Knitting Olympics project is coming along well, too.  I finished the right front today and seamed up the shoulders, which means I got to sort of try it on.  I think it might be a touch big, but it is hard to tell when the side seams aren’t actually sewn in.  I’ve cast on the first sleeve, and I’m forging ahead although I am sure I won’t finish it before the closing ceremony of the Olympics.

And for a bit of fun, I thought I would share a knitting meme I came across somewhere a while back.  I know that not all of you knit, but if you do and you do this meme yourself, please let me know.

Instructions: Bold for stuff you’ve done, italics for stuff you plan to do one day, and normal for stuff you’re not planning on doing.

  • Afghan
  • I-cord
  • Garter stitch
  • Knitting with metal wire
  • Shawl
  • Stockinette stitch
  • Socks: top-down
  • Socks: toe-up
  • Knitting with camel yarn
  • Mittens: Cuff-up
  • Mittens: Tip-down
  • Hat
  • Knitting with silk
  • Moebius band knitting
  • Participating in a KAL
  • Sweater
  • Drop stitch patterns
  • Knitting with recycled/secondhand yarn
  • Slip stitch patterns
  • Knitting with banana fiber yarn
  • Domino knitting (=modular knitting)
  • Twisted stitch patterns
  • Knitting with bamboo yarn
  • Two end knitting
  • Charity knitting
  • Knitting with soy yarn
  • Cardigan
  • Toy/doll clothing
  • Knitting with circular needles
  • Baby items
  • Knitting with your own handspun yarn
  • Slippers
  • Graffitti knitting: knitting items on, or to be left on the street
  • Continental knitting
  • Designing knitted garments
  • Cable stitch patterns
  • Lace patterns
  • Publishing a knitting book
  • Scarf
  • Teaching a child to knit
  • Knitting to make money
  • Button holes
  • Knitting with alpaca
  • Fair Isle knitting
  • Norwegian knitting
  • Household items: dishcloths, washcloths, tea cosies…
  • knitting socks- or other small tubular items- on two circulars
  • Dying with plant colours
  • Knitting items for a wedding
  • Olympic knitting
  • Knitting with someone else’s handspun yarn
  • Knitting with dpns
  • Holiday related knitting
  • Teaching a male how to knit
  • Bobbles
  • Knitting for a living
  • Knitting with cotton
  • Knitting smocking
  • Dying yarn
  • Steeks
  • Knitting art
  • Fulling/felting
  • Knitting with wool
  • Textured knitting
  • Kitchener BO
  • Purses/bags
  • Knitting with beads
  • Swatching
  • Long Tail CO
  • Entrelac Knitting and purling backwards
  • Machine knitting
  • Knitting with self-patterning/self-striping/variegating yarn
  • Stuffed toys
  • Knitting with cashmere
  • Darning
  • Jewelry knitting with synthetic yarn
  • Writing a pattern
  • Gloves
  • Intarsia
  • Knitting with linen
  • Knitting for preemies
  • Tubular CO
  • Freeform knitting
  • Short rows
  • Cuffs/fingerless mitts/armwarmers
  • Pillows
  • Knitting a pattern from an online knitting magazine
  • Rug
  • Knitting on a loom
  • Thrummed knitting
  • Knitting a gift
  • Knitting for pets
  • Shrug/bolero/poncho
  • Knitting with dog/cat hair
  • Hair accessories
  • Knitting in public
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