Knotty Purls

"Bears, Beets, Battlestar Galactica"

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Done That But Not That

Here is a super cool Meme that I saw over on Jen's blog. It is fun to see the progress I have made in my nearly four years of knitting.

  1. Afghan (in crochet)
  2. American/English knitting (as opposed to continental)
  3. Baby items
  4. Bobbles
  5. Button holes
  6. Cable stitch patterns (incl. Aran)
  7. Cardigan
  8. Charity knitting
  9. Continental knitting
  10. Cuffs/fingerless mits/armwarmers
  11. Darning
  12. Designing knitted garments
  13. Domino knitting (=modular knitting)
  14. Drop stitch patterns
  15. Dying with plant colours
  16. Dying yarn
  17. Entrelac
  18. Fair Isle knitting
  19. Freeform knitting
  20. Fulling/felting
  21. Garter stitch
  22. Gloves
  23. Graffitti knitting (knitting items on, or to be left on the street)
  24. Hair accessories
  25. Hat
  26. Holiday related knitting
  27. Household items (dishcloths, washcloths, tea cosies...)
  28. I-cord
  29. Intarsia
  30. Jewelry
  31. Kitchener BO
  32. Knitting a gift
  33. Knitting a pattern from an online knitting magazine
  34. Knitting and purling backwards
  35. Knitting art
  36. Knitting for a living
  37. Knitting for pets
  38. Knitting for preemies
  39. Knitting in public
  40. Knitting items for a wedding
  41. Knitting on a loom
  42. Knitting smocking
  43. Knitting socks (or other small tubular items)on two circulars
  44. Knitting to make money
  45. Knitting two socks (or other small tubular items) on two circulars simultaneously I actually did this on one circular simultaneously, but I don't see that as an option, so I'm adding it here.
  46. Knitting with alpaca
  47. Knitting with bamboo yarn
  48. Knitting with bananafiber yarn
  49. Knitting with beads
  50. Knitting with camel yarn
  51. Knitting with cashmere
  52. Knitting with circular needles
  53. Knitting with cotton
  54. Knitting with dog/cat hair (technically I have not used a yarn spun with dog hair but dog hair gets knitted into every garment. Baxter likes to spread the love!)
  55. Knitting with dpns
  56. Knitting with linen
  57. Knitting with metal wire
  58. Knitting with recycled/secondhand yarn
  59. Knitting with selfpatterning/selfstriping/variegating yarn
  60. Knitting with silk
  61. Knitting with someone elses handspun yarn
  62. Knitting with soy yarn
  63. Knitting with synthetic yarn
  64. Knitting with wool
  65. Knitting with your own handspun yarn
  66. Lace patterns
  67. Long Tail CO
  68. Machine knitting
  69. Mittens: Cuff-up
  70. Mittens: Tip-down
  71. Moebius band knitting
  72. Norwegian knitting
  73. Olympic knitting
  74. Participating in a KAL
  75. Pillows
  76. Publishing a knitting book
  77. Purses/bags
  78. Rug
  79. Scarf
  80. Shawl
  81. Short rows
  82. Shrug/bolero/poncho
  83. Slip stitch patterns
  84. Slippers
  85. Socks: toe-up
  86. Socks: top-down
  87. Steeks
  88. Stockinette stitch
  89. Stuffed toys
  90. Swatching
  91. Sweater
  92. Teaching a child to knit
  93. Teaching a male how to knit
  94. Textured knitting
  95. Thrummed knitting
  96. Toy/doll clothing
  97. Tubular CO
  98. Twisted stitch patterns
  99. Two end knitting
  100. Writing a pattern
I counted and I have accomplished 54 of the 100 items and have another 20 I would like to do. The one thing I love about knitting is you can learn as much or as little as you like and still be a knitter. I think any hobby should be whatever you want to put into it. No one should pressure you to make it more than you want.