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Is there such a thing as a knitting briefcase?

I like to knit in meetings; it actually helps me to listen better! But the bag I have for my projects doesn't look particularly professional. Most craft bags are so cutesy, which is not at all my style. What can I get that would look simple & respectable? [more inside]
posted by epersonae on Mar 26, 2013 - 16 answers

What knittable baby gifts are most appreciated?

My close friend is pregnant (yay!) and I'm a knitter, so I'd like to make her a whole mess 'o' baby stuff. But I also want it to be useful. I don't know anyone else with a baby, so tell me, Internet, what knittable items/garments do new parents really end up using for their infants? [more inside]
posted by telegraph on Oct 11, 2011 - 45 answers

What are some ideas for little knitted and felted wares?

What are some small, knitted or felted goodies that will prove to be popular at an upcoming (Christmas) craft sale? [more inside]
posted by kitcat on Oct 18, 2010 - 27 answers

Who can fix my knitting (well, seaming) mistake?

[NYC filter] I accidentally sewed two pieces of a sweater together incorrectly. I can't undo it because of my skill level and physical problems. Help me find someone in NYC who will take out the seam for me without destroying the knit pieces? [more inside]
posted by mccn on Jun 19, 2010 - 6 answers

Knit one, purl one, turn the plastic handle?

My grandmother just gave me some of her old knitting and sewing supplies, including what appears to be some sort of plastic knitting machine. Tell me more about it and how to use it! [more inside]
posted by sabotagerabbit on Nov 8, 2009 - 2 answers

Stitch 'n' Bitch party of one? I hope not!

Can a novice in Boston turn casual crafting into a social outlet? [more inside]
posted by Diagonalize on Sep 25, 2009 - 9 answers

Helful tools for sewers and crafters with chronic pain?

My mother-in-law loves to sew and knit, but fibromyalgia is slowing her down. Can you recommend any tools or gadgets that might help her? [more inside]
posted by palmcorder_yajna on Dec 9, 2008 - 17 answers

Looking for a good chemo cap pattern

Experienced knitter seeks tried and true hat pattern to be made with wool and love. [more inside]
posted by geekchic on Oct 24, 2008 - 14 answers

How do I alter an infant hat knitting pattern to fit an adult?

I found the best hat pattern ever, but it is designed for an infant's cranium. If I want to knit one that will fit my rather sizable noggin, what should I do to the pattern? [more inside]
posted by stewiethegreat on Mar 6, 2007 - 7 answers

Knitting Projects

No more scarves or hats! Looking for non-hippydippy crochet or knitting projects. [more inside]
posted by pomegranate on Dec 15, 2004 - 32 answers

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