Friday, May 18, 2007

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    If you hold a cat by the tail you will learn things
    you cannot learn any other way.
    -Mark Twain

    I'm careening across space and time this weekend to go hang out with the family at my brother's graduation, so entertain yourselves with this while I'm gone. I'm not entirely sure where I first saw this, but I like it. The Knitters' "Been Around" Meme.

    Key: Bold=done, Italics=Will Do, Normal=No Way

    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 bananafiber 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

    Continental knitting
    Designing knitted garments
    Cable stitch patterns (incl. Aran)
    Lace patterns

    Publishing a knitting book
    Scarf
    Teaching a child to knit
    American/English knitting (as opposed to continental)

    Knitting to make money
    Button holes
    Knitting with alpaca
    Fair Isle knitting

    Norwegian knitting
    Dying with plant colours
    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 elses 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
    Knitting two socks (or other small tubular items) on two circulars simultaneously
    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 selfpatterning/selfstriping/variegating yarn
    Stuffed toys
    Baby items
    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 mits/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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    4 Comments:

    Blogger Jenny Raye said...

    Have fun at the graduation with your family. And congrats to your brother.

    5/18/2007 4:36 PM  
    Blogger The_Add_Knitter said...

    Funny, I HATE any 'knitting with beads' oattern!

    5/19/2007 4:14 AM  
    Anonymous Tam said...

    Nice list. I posted one too--it's interesting that our "No Way" list is similar. And I don't know about you, but I was surprised that I was able to bold so many items. I still feel like such a knitting newbie!

    5/20/2007 8:46 AM  
    Anonymous Rachel said...

    Unsurprisingly, you're very accomplished. I'm not sure why you didn't bold Olympic knitting, though. If you hadn't done that, I'm not sure I'd even know you!

    5/20/2007 9:55 AM  

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