Sunday, January 26, 2014

DenKnits How-to: Arm knitting

I keep hearing more and more about arm knitting and when I checked it out I found videos by non-knitters...  While they were good and I learned, I thought it would be nice to learn from a knitter.

DenKnits is here to help!  I've put together a 15 minute video that will have you arm knitting a cowl in 30-60 minutes!

Besides your arms you'll need a pair of scissors and some yarn, yes that's it!  I used two full 50g bulky/super bulky skeins to make the wrap able cowl in the video.  I also tried this using smaller portions of 5 different 100g worsted weight skeins.  The possibilities are endless!

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Changing in a good direction DenKnits 2.1

Welcome to the 10th video and the first of the new year!  I decided this milestone was a good opportunity to make some changes... hopefully in a good direction!

One of those changes is... Show notes!  But as before, if you have any questions feel free to reach out to me - denmoma on Ravelry or email me.

Darn Good Yarn tote bag giveaway - Join the Ravelry group and share a fun or random fact about you as a knitter in the GIVEWAY!!! DGY Tote thread

Darn Good Yarn designing - Past, current and future

Finished objects - Darn Good Yarn llama hats; Hippie Penguin shawl; Darn Good Yarn shawl; Baby towel set; Darn Good Yarn button cowl; Sockhead hat out of Cyborg's Craftroom as a KAL with Stashless

Works in progress - Two at a time, toe up vanilla socks with Fibernymph Dyeworks inversibles

Future knitting plans - Another Instagram KAL with Stashless - Zuzu's Petals in Desert Vista Dyeworks Arizona Sunset gradient and an Entrelac scarf out of?

Acquisitions - Remember, these were all part of my Christmas gifts to myself!  Desert Vista Dyeworks Color Accents Lavender Self Striping (Monster cowl), Great Lakes Hand Dyed Worsted Weight in Wine and Boneyard (Lucy hat), Lanitiumexmachina Destinations Mumbai glitter sock, DBNY Sweater lot Karaoke by SWTC, Darn Good Yarn - Recycled Plastic Tarp ribbon, Recycled Sari Silk ribbon yarn and 5 oddballs

Acquisitions/Review - Two new bags, Tangerine Designs & That Semifero Grrl; Girl Cave Bags from KitM and a makeup bag

I am wearing my Brickless in Miss Babs Yowza and the background is my Living Room Afghan in Knit Picks Brava Worsted