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Knitting meme

Posted by notthatkat on May 20, 2007

La posted this and it looked interesting, and since I don’t have anything interesting to show, here goes:

Bold for stuff you’ve done, italics for stuff you plan to do eventually and normal for stuff you don’t intend to do (Most of my “don’t intend” are things I don’t feel particularly moved toward now, but wouldn’t rule out)

Garter stitch
Knitting with metal wire
Stockinette stitch
Socks: top-down
Socks: toe-up
Knitting with camel yarn
Mittens: Cuff-up
Mittens: Tip-down (Do gloves count? I haven’t done mittens this way, but gloves – totally harder)
Knitting with silk
Moebius band knitting
Participating in a KAL
Drop stitch patterns
Knitting with recycled/secondhand yarn
Slip stitch patterns
Knitting with bananafiber yarn (wouldn’t mind trying it if some crossed my path, but I’m not seeking it out)
Domino knitting
Twisted stitch patterns
Knitting with Bamboo yarn(yummy)
Two end knitting
Charity knitting
Knitting with soy yarn
Toy/Doll clothing
Knitting with circular needles
Baby items
Knitting with your own handspun yarn
Graffitti knitting (I find this notion… intriguing. Just not sure it’s plausible in my small town/suburban environment)
Continental Knitting
Designing knitted garments
Cable stitch patterns (incl. Aran)
Lace patterns
Publishing a knitting book
Teaching a child to knit
American/English knitting (as opposed to continental)
Knitting to make money
Knitting with Alpaca
Fair Isle Knitting
Norwegian knitting
Dying with plant colors
Knitting items for a wedding
Household items (dishcloths, washcloths, tea cosies…)
Knitting socks (or other small tubular items) on two circulars
Olympic knitting
Knitting with someone else’s handspun yarn
Knitting with dpns
Holiday related knitting
Teaching a male to knit (None have asked)
Knitting for a living
Knitting with cotton (this doesn’t bother me like it does a lot of knitters)
Knitting smocking
Dying yarn
Knitting art
Knitting two socks (or other small tubular items) on two circulars simultaneously (my preferred technique for socks)
Fulling/felting (Love it!)
Knitting with wool
Textured Knitting
Kitchener Bind Off
Knitting with beads
Long Tail CO
Knitting and Purling Backward (Actually “backwards” is normal for me, but I can go the other direction, which is most knitter’s “forward”)
Machine knitting
Knitting with self-patterning/selfstriping/variegating yarn
Stuffed Toys
Baby items
Knitting with Cashmere (soon, my precious)
Knitting with synthetic yarn
Writing a pattern (I’ve done a lot of “making it up as I go” designing and writing it down as needed, even given verbal instructions for simple things, but haven’t actually written up a pattern for someone else to follow. Soon)
Knitting with Linen
Knitting for preemies
Tubular CO
Freeform knitting
Short rows
Cuffs/fingerless mitts/armwarmers
Knitting a pattern from an online knitting magazine
Knitting on a loom
Thrummed knitting
Knitting a gift
Knitting for pets
Knitting with dog/cat hair
Hair accessories
Knitting in public


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