Manic Monday Linky Party! (And Do You Want To Learn To Knit?)

How was your weekend? I got a tiny bit of knitting done – I’ve started this fingerless gloves pattern. I got a lot of sewing done, and I’ll be basting my quilt today after class. I did some bee blocks, and I’m hoping to get to my new Reuse-a-bag pattern from Kat over at Studio Kat Designs – she has some SUPER cool handbag patterns! And I also bought this Doll pattern on etsy and have traced everything out on freezer paper, ready to cut! Yay!

Hey, speaking of knitting, do you knit? I really love knitting – as you can tell from my Ravelry page! I’d like to start sharing more of my knitting, and I know some of you must be knitters! And if you don’t knit, would you like to learn how? If I sourced an inexpensive Learn To Knit kit with lots of video tutorials to help you through a simple knitted project, would you be interested in buying it and letting me teach you? I promise if you learn to knit, you’ll never be bored again!!!

Linky Party Rules:

  • You can link anything you’ve created – an etsy shop, blog or tutorial, whatever.
  • You can leave up to 2 links
  • Please visit at least one other link and comment!
  • I’ll be featuring a few on the blog on Feature Friday
  • You are welcome to add my party button to your blog, but you don’t have to!



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13 Responses to Manic Monday Linky Party! (And Do You Want To Learn To Knit?)

  1. Tabatha says:

    I used to knit as a teen, staying up all night making a sweater in 24 hours. I just don’t have the time or patience for it anymore. I get so much pleasure and satisfaction from quilting these days, it’s definitely my happy place. :D

    Kudos to those who have the time and patience to knit!

  2. Pam says:

    I haven’t knitted for years, mainly due to lack of time. It’s something I’m hoping to take up again in the future. Thanks for hosting Manic Monday…

  3. Lisa Cox says:

    I’ve never tried knitting, but my MIL, who now lives with us, has boxes of yarn. Apparently, she used to crochet, and I would love to find something to do with it to get it out of the house.

  4. Gerri says:

    Would love to learn more about knitting! Got 2 blocks of Quilt-A-Long done!!! Yeah!!! SO PROUD!! Beautiful design!!

  5. Connie says:

    I tried knitting in High School and was terrible at it. Being left-handed made it tough to figure things out.

  6. I can knit scarves! That’s it!!

  7. Bonnie says:

    I would totally help out with that, if you wanted me to, Jenna! I really do need to make some more knitting videos. :)

  8. Katy says:

    Oh you know about me and wool lol Plus me and free time have a bit of an issue too ;)

  9. I don’t know how to knit, but I would love to learn. Though I am sure my husband would just shake his head at the thought of me learning another craft to collect!

  10. Claire Jain says:

    I do want to learn to knit, but wouldn’t counting be involved? I’m not so sure about that.

  11. Donna says:

    I always wanted to learn to crochet and finally did learn. Loved it. Crocheted day and night for about a year. Then my fingers and hands said enough. Hope to pick it up again. One day.

  12. Linda says:

    Am now following you on networked blogs and Google connect. There is also a Linky tools for followers which I am using now and would love to have you also sign up with my Linky friends. like you say, the GFC is going away. Best wishes, Linda

  13. lindaroo says:

    I’m re-learning how to knit, and I really like something that’s easy to pick up whenever I want.
    I’m excited to share my link to the I Spy quilt I made with blocks from the 3×6 bee; your block is in there! And I’m happy to share the modified quilt-as-you-go technique I used that made it so much easier to work on a bulky quilt.




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