Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Latest me-me

Stolen from Robin's blog, this one mimics the "Are You Experienced?" game I'm sure we all played as teenagers. I always won at that one; let's see how I do now. hehehehee.

Here’s what the formatting stands for:

Bold = have already tried this
Italicized = Plan to try this
Unemphasized = Have no desire to try this

Afghan (haven't tried Afghan knitting; but have knitted an afghan)
Garter stitch
• Knitting with metal wire
Shawl (made one for my niece before I knew I had to take pictures of my knitting)
Stockinette stitch
• Socks: top-down
• Socks: toe-up

• Knitting with camel yarn
Mittens: Cuff-up
Mittens: Tip-down
Knitting with silk
Moebius band knitting (didn't mean to, though)
Participating in a KAL (oh,yeah)
Drop stitch patterns
Knitting with recycled/secondhand yarn
Slip stitch patterns
Knitting with banana fiber yarn
Domino knitting (had to google this-it means modular knitting)
Twisted stitch patterns
Knitting with bamboo yarn (love!)
• Two end knitting
Charity knitting
Knitting with soy yarn
Cardigan (I made my mom a vest that buttoned up the front, so I'm counting that as a yes.)
Toy/doll clothing (I made a scarf for a gingerbread man decorating contest at work. I won.)
Knitting with circular needles
Baby items
• Knitting with your own handspun (Quit pressuring me! I don't want to spin!)
• Graffiti knitting (I don't knit clothes for trees. Just gingerbread men.)
Continental knitting (Thank GOD!)
Designing knitted garments
Cable stitch patterns
Lace patterns
• Publishing a knitting book
Teaching a child to knit (I helped teach my mom how to knit, so I'm counting this one. We're pretty much at that stage where I become the parent and she becomes the child, so I think I'm justified.)
American/English knitting
Knitting to make money(I made scarves for a craft fair and all the money went to Alex's Lemonade Stand)
• Knitting with alpaca (I love it, but it's just too warm for me)
Fair Isle knitting (finally!)
Norwegian knitting
• Dyeing with plant colors
Knitting items for a wedding (don't get me started)
Household items
Knitting socks (or other small tubular items) on two circulars (I no likey)
• Olympic knitting
Knitting with someone else’s handspun yarn
Knitting with dpns
Holiday-related knitting
• Teaching a male how to knit
• Knitting for a living
Knitting with cotton
• Knitting smocking
Dyeing yarn
Steeks (so nervous about this!)
• Knitting art
Knitting with wool
Textured knitting
Kitchener BO
Knitting with beads
Long Tail CO
Knitting and purling backwards
Machine knitting (meh. I returned it.)
Knitting with self patterning/self striping/variegating yarn
Stuffed toys
Knitting with cashmere
Knitting with synthetic yarn
Writing a pattern
Knitting with linen
Knitting for preemies
Tubular CO
Freeform knitting (it was crochet, to be honest)
Short rows
Cuffs/fingerless mitts/armwarmers
Knitting a pattern from an online knitting magazine (Knitty.com)
• Knitting on a loom
Thrummed knitting
Knitting a gift
Knitting for pets
• Knitting with dog/cat hair (I don't know if Rocco would like this or pee on whatever I made him)
Hair accessories
Knitting in public (probably too much, actually)

Well, that was a fun way to spend an afternoon. Better than working, right?


Robin said...

LOL on the Rocco comment - I think he would pee on it, based on what you've told me about him!!

Yes, OK - so I'm not the only crazy one who remembers that Are You Experienced game? LOL, I was pretty good at it too.

The Fuck Up said...

Thank you for the tip on the squared pattern! I am definitely going to knit that one!

Elysbeth said...

Oh my, you Are Experienced ;)

Cute tomato too.

Anonymous said...

I actually have a question. I have an afghan knitted by my mother-in-law. It is gold,orange and brown. I want to know if I can successfully dye it some other color(s)? If you can answer my ?please email me at PFPTHall@aol.com.