Knitting Experience Questionnaire

Robin posted this on her blog recently soze I stoled it.  Thanks Robin!  This has been a crazy, non-knitting sort of week, so I thought I could at least talk about knitting if I can’t actually knit.  Feel free to steal it and play along!

Here’s the details:

Bold = have already tried this
Italicized = Plan to try this
Unemphasized = Have no desire to try this

• I-cord
• Garter stitch
Knitting with metal wire
• Stockinette stitch
Socks: top-down (I’m a little scared of these since toe-up ones seem so much easier in theory) 

Socks: toe-up
Knitting with camel yarn (Not really interested, though I felt some yak yarn at the LYS the other day and it is soft!)
Mittens: Cuff-up
Mittens: Tip-down

• Hat
Knitting with silk
• Moebius band knitting (As Robin said: not on purpose…)
• Participating in a KAL (Of course!)
• Sweater

Drop stitch patterns
• Knitting with recycled/secondhand yarn
Slip stitch patterns
Knitting with banana fiber yarn
Domino knitting (maybe…..)
Twisted stitch patterns
Knitting with bamboo yarn (even have some in the stash…..)
Two end knitting (um, what?)
• Charity knitting
Knitting with soy yarn (well, a wool and soy blend anyway)
Toy/doll clothing
• Knitting with circular needles
• Baby items

Knitting with your own handspun (as if I need more hobbies!)
Graffiti knitting (sooo not interested)
• Continental knitting
Designing knitted garments
• Cable stitch patterns
• Lace patterns

Publishing a knitting book (someday maybe……)
• Scarf
Teaching a child to knit
• American/English knitting (don’t like it at all!)
Knitting to make money (if writing patterns/books someday counts)
• Knitting with alpaca
• Fair Isle knitting

Norwegian knitting (is this different from Fair-Isle?)
Dyeing with plant colors (maybe)
Knitting items for a wedding
Household items
Knitting socks (or other small tubular items) on two circulars
Olympic knitting (why?)
Knitting with someone else’s handspun yarn
• Knitting with dpns
• Holiday-related knitting

Teaching a male how to knit
Knitting for a living (if writing patterns/books someday counts)
• Knitting with cotton
Knitting smocking
Dyeing yarn (maybe sock yarn)
Steeks (Will be doing this in the Mirepoix KAL soon – eeeek!)
Knitting art
• Fulling/felting
• Knitting with wool
• Textured knitting (I think so. Do cables count?)
• Kitchener BO
• Purses/bags
Knitting with beads
• Swatching
• Long Tail CO
• Entrelac (sorta gave it a try and wasn’t very good at it!)

Knitting and purling backwards
Machine knitting
• Knitting with self patterning/self striping/variegating yarn
• Stuffed toys (a bear for the Motherbear Project)
Knitting with cashmere
• Knitting with synthetic yarn
• Writing a pattern
• Intarsia
Knitting with linen
Knitting for preemies
Tubular CO

Freeform knitting
• Short rows (just on socks)
• Cuffs/fingerless mitts/armwarmers

Knitting a pattern from an online knitting magazine
Knitting on a loom
Thrummed knitting
• Knitting a gift
Knitting for pets
Shrug/bolero/poncho (totally never a poncho though!)
Knitting with dog/cat hair (This whole idea just totally grosses me out!  Imagine if it got wet!  Eewwww!)
Hair accessories
• Knitting in public (Very rarely.  People here always look at me weird when I do.  Of course, maybe that’s not because of the knitting……)

Whew!  That was a lot of work!  Have fun with your own version!


2 thoughts on “Knitting Experience Questionnaire

  1. I saw this memo on few blogs, but never really fancied it ;) I always do everything against the flow ;) Your look good though! No worries, people look weird at me too when I knit in public, but my attitude is always: the one should be ashamed who’s staring :D

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