MIT Stitch & Bitch

Friday, May 19, 2006

he looks enough like a beaver.

i think this should be the official mit snb mascot. what do you think?

Friday, May 12, 2006

short rows can kiss my tootie*

thanks crystal for the froggy cheerleading! :)

*ref. anne slowey, project runway 2

Thursday, May 11, 2006


so i got the latest interweave in the mail last friday and was a little ho-hum about the issue, and i'm usually against summer knits and cottony things. somehow rubs me wrongly against the wholesome wooliness of yarn and knitting. however, i'm a humongous fan of twinkle design, despite the fact that most women can't wear superbulky knits without looking completely stuffed. however, i cannot resist textured knitted leaves. absolutely cannot. i love the cute simplicity and the huge button at the neck. not only a i changing gauge, but also making the motif asymmetrical on the front. i am also omitting the bobbles because i am seriously bobbled out.

my adaptation is with misti cotton + silk (incredibly soft! from windsor button) in a colour called terracotta. my swatch lied, just like the yarn harlot sez. i thought i had 16 sts 24 rows = 4", but with my 'real' swatch (i.e. the growing garment) looks like i have 18 sts 26 rows = 4". not too bad, since i believe the cotton will relax some after washing. anyway, i can slip it on, and it's good so far!

and wonky reverse stockinette short rows. hideous or tolerable?

Friday, May 05, 2006

Crocheting is okay too ...

I still crochet ... but I'm into knitting right now.

I put up pictures on my Stitchingnut page, if you're interested in taking a look see.

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

A Knitted What?

Check out this "Extreme Craft" ....

I think it's call "power knitting", LOL~!