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December 2007 Blog Posts (6)

Confessions of a Nerd

I am knitting and watching Star Wars. If that isn't nerdly to the rest of the world I don't know what is. All I can say is; Nerds Rule!

Added by metalheadknitter on December 24, 2007 at 9:30pm — No Comments

I did it!

They are all done and given to their owners. Several good reations including the useage of the items imediatley and the day after! The only person who was not happy (or was he?) was a kid who I will use a code name for (security :) Brian. He only partly opened his present. I don't understand. I said that my little sister knit on it and he asked if it would blow up in his face. He was jocking as only a boy can and now he won't acknowledge the hat :\ hmmmm.... I don't know about that boy.

Added by metalheadknitter on December 24, 2007 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Crunch Time

Saturday is the Youth Group Christmas Party and Caroling Trooping thingy... and that is when I have to give all of my friends. I have 5 projects to finish by Saturday, can you say panic? One of them is a hat knit on a size ten circular that has to be finished on a set of dpn's that are being used on a pair of gloves. AHHHHHHHHH!

Okay, I'm done; but I am in a slight panic. I have revised someones glove for the third time and have gone with a black, red, and blue homespun color work gloves.… Continue

Added by metalheadknitter on December 17, 2007 at 5:00pm — No Comments

This is me.

Hey! I am the original Metal Head Knitter. I live in Alaska and I love to knit. Unlike most knitting bloggers out there, I am an intermediate knitter. I have only been knitting things other than My Little Pony items for my little sister for a year now. I just learned to cable and I am knitting my first pair of socks. I am not the most talented knitter out there, so my blog might be a bit boring. But I will try to find new knitting related topics to post and review.

My dad calls me the… Continue

Added by metalheadknitter on December 10, 2007 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Christmas Gifts

Many knitters have a problem knitting christmas gifts beacuse of the hard pressed deadline. I, however, don't. I like the fact that I have a motive and a time when it has to be done. This year, every one in my youth group is getting a hand knit christmas gift. That isn't saying much beacuse our youth group is really small. The knitting is gratifying beacause it's going to people I love.

This year I am mostly giving away gloves, as I have said before, gloves are like my socks. I love… Continue

Added by metalheadknitter on December 10, 2007 at 10:00am — No Comments

Knitting Socks, a Rant, and a Book Review.

Okay, so; I just got my first sock knitting book. It's called "Getting Started Knitting Socks" by Ann Budd. This book is fantastic! I really shouldn't have done it, but I started to knit a pair of socks. I really should have been working on Christmas presents, but I couldn't resist the temptation! The designs for the socks in this book, she has socks in lots of colors and gauges. Some of the colors aren't my personal taste, but hey, I'm a metal head. But the best thing about the book is, it has… Continue

Added by metalheadknitter on December 7, 2007 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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