aspirations and accomplishments: knitting edition

January 10, 2011

found this list (via harddaysknit.wordpress.com) and thought it would be a good remedy for my APUSH DBQ. (whew, alphabet soup much? well that stands for  Advanced Placement United States History: Document Based Question (its an essay) if you didn’t know. sometimes, i wish i didn’t 😉 )

here we go:

Bold: things I’ve done

Italics: things I plan to do (hopefully soon)

Normal: things I don’t plan on doing or haven’t thought about tackling.

  • 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 (it wasn’t pure, does that still count?)
  • Moebius band knitting
  • Participating in a KAL
  • Sweater
  • Drop stitch patterns (i actually tried to write my own, but who cares.)
  • Knitting with recycled/secondhand yarn
  • Slip stitch patterns
  • Knitting with banana fiber 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
  • Graffiti knitting: knitting items on, or to be left on the street (it was actually around the school, and it was a tree sweater –  i still get made fun of for that one…)
  • Continental knitting
  • Designing knitted garments
  • Cable stitch patterns
  • Lace patterns
  • Publishing a knitting book
  • Scarf
  • Teaching a child to knit
  • Knitting to make money (everyone keeps telling me I should…)
  • Button holes
  • Knitting with alpaca
  • Fair Isle knitting
  • Norwegian knitting
  • Household items: dishcloths, washcloths, tea cosies…
  • knitting socks- or other small tubular items- on two circulars (i’ll stick with magic loop thanks…)
  • Dyeing with plant colours
  • Knitting items for a wedding
  • Olympic knitting
  • Knitting with someone else’s handspun yarn
  • Knitting with dpns
  • Holiday related knitting
  • Teaching a male how to knit
  • Bobbles
  • Knitting for a living (i wish…but alas)
  • Knitting with cotton
  • Knitting smocking
  • Dyeing yarn
  • Steeks
  • Knitting art
  • Fulling/felting
  • Knitting with wool
  • Textured knitting
  • Kitchener BO
  • Purses/bags
  • Knitting with beads
  • Swatching
  • Long Tail CO
  • Entrelac
  • Knitting and purling backwards (um….what?)
  • Machine knitting
  • Knitting with self-patterning/self-striping/variegated yarn
  • Stuffed toys
  • Knitting with cashmere
  • Darning
  • Jewelry
  • Knitting with synthetic yarn (YUCK.)
  • Writing a pattern
  • Gloves
  • Intarsia
  • Knitting with linen (again, blend, but still i think it counts)
  • Knitting for preemies
  • Tubular CO
  • Free-form knitting
  • Short rows
  • Cuffs/fingerless mitts/arm-warmers (i made half a pair and they were too big. that counts as a fail.)
  • 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

    oh yes, i do that one alot. on to APUSH.
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