Some thoughts on socks

Now there’s a title I never thought I’d write.  I had an interesting email a few days ago from Nina who volunteers with Ve’ahavta which runs (among other things) an outreach program for the homeless.  They’re interested in what we can provide – and they always need socks.  Socks: easy to knit in the summer because they’re […]

Meet Vera

This is Vera.  Vera is 83 years old and lives in Duncan, BC.  For those of you, like me, not from around there, that’s on Vancouver Island.  Vera is a friend of my partner’s mother and heard about the streetknit project through her.  Since then she’s been making scarves for us.  Did I mention that […]

Street Knit Kits

Haley at Knit-O-Matic (http://www.knitomatic.com) has come through again!  She’s put together “street knit kits” made up of enough donated yarn to make a scarf.  She suggests using this pattern http://www.spunmag.com/article/tammy_and_evan – I notice that the pattern is Haley’s design too 🙂  Just drop by the store on stitch’n bitch night (Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m.) and […]

hats for all …

The new Knitty is out today and has a great new pattern for hats.  Ok, it has lots of great new patterns (as usual) but this one http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEsummer06/PATThalfdome.html  is, I think particularly useful for our project.  Simple, neat and looks good on everyone. And congratulations to Amy at Knitty for making the leap to full […]