Masondixon knitting is one of those books that makes a home in the heart of knitters. Stories, patterns, advice, opinions, questions, answers, jokes, and pictures gardiner, kay, shayne, ann on. Yankee kay and tennessean ann are the personalities behind masondixon knitting and over the years they have developed a dedicated following of knitters who enjoy their irreverent correspondence and breezy guidance through knitopia. Parade magazine said, imagine the stories and good company of the best knitting circle. Outside the lines is a great addition to any knitters library. A knave among knights in their spitfires by jerry billing. If i can only do a fraction as much i will be thrilled. Lichen and lace 8020 sock subtle tones straight from nature, by one of our favorite dyers, megan ingman. Masondixon knitting we write something for knitters daily and have a great shop at masondixonknitting. The mason dixon coloring book for knitters is exactly what it sounds like in the best way possible. Im currently preparing an article for publication about the broader topic covered by this post. I knew of sanquhar knitting, as we have a pair of sanquhar gloves knitted in the inimitable black and white tiled sanquhar style on display at the national museum of scotland level 3, scottish galleries.
In this book, kay and ann chitchat their way through a series of more than thirty incredible patterns. Masondixon knitting outside the lines book by kay gardiner. Like a couple of favorite aunts ushering you into a sunny kitchen for tastes of cookie dough and the sharing of secrets, the authors comfort, inspire, amuse, and. Knitting for others has a long, beautiful tradition in knitting, and everyone who has done it knows how it feeds the soul to make something for someone. I have always been interested in making clothes last, and over the last few years i have become more and more interested in issues in fast fashion production, which has myriad problems. A non knitting friend, overhearing the discussion, asked me, apprehension thick in her voice, janine, what is a feral knitter. Jul 27, 2015 im pretty sure the first person to ever clue me in on this one was my pal meg strong. Its a knitting book with personality that includes thoughts on life, friendship, and, of course, knitting. Ive also been steadily knitting on the screaming monkey socks for my wonderful boyfriend. We believe, based on our own experience, that you are about to fall in love. The format and layout are brand new and much improved, adorned with some of the handsomest knitting photography ive seen all year. Im knitting it with vannas choice yarn because it was what i could afford that had the right colors readily available. Im pretty sure the first person to ever clue me in on this one was my pal meg strong. A feral knitter is someone who loves color knitting, playing with color combinations and garment shapes, and learning about construction and fit.
Nashville chew crew is an ecologically sensitive, costeffective, and socially engaging alternative for managing all kinds of landscapes in and around nashville, tn. Field guides, knitting books, knit with mdk mason dixon knitting. Partly thats due to the truth in advertising of the title. Masondixon knitting authors comfort, inspire, amuse, and bri. Mason dixon kal a place to share your progress, finished objects, helpful tips, corrections, ideas for variations, and suggestions for materials for patterns from the mason dixon knitting book. Masondixon knitting giudes by kay gardiner and ann meador shayne patterns masondixon knitting giudes. Masondixon knitting field guides are little books that explore the big world of knitting, with patterns and stories to inspire the curious knitter. Stories, patterns, advice, opinions, questions, answers, jokes. Every few months, we publish a little book that explores the big world of knitting. Clear instructions on basic techniques, plus appealing, timeless projects. One thing that crops up again and again is the idea of being color blind, where individuals claim to look past or not see exterior markers like skin pigmentation. Jun 11, 2018 hi dana, i found you through mason dixon knitting and am so glad i did. This is one of those knitting books you like to keep out to flip through even when youre not knitting from it. They will be contributing the foreword to a year of techniques, as well as hosting our video tutorials, and general knitting fun over in their swanky lounge.
Master class kaffe fassett brings us the most exhilarating knitting we know. Like all of melanies books, the photography and book design are beautiful. Mason dixon knitting the curious knitters guide kay gardner and ann shayne this is one of my favorite books, and not just for the 30 projects. A conversation about the creative process, learning to celebrate the wins, analog modes of. The essential introduction to one of knittings greatest pleasures. Stories, patterns, advice, opinions, questions, answers, jokes, and p by kay gardiner. I was passing some time reading kate davies great blog one friday, and she mentioned a sanquhar knitting workshop taking place the next day in sanquhar. Explore the big world of knitting with mdks little books filled with big ideas, tips and trends.
A lot of times there will be an edge of your knitting thats exposed say, the long sides of a scarf or the edge of a button band when knit integrally or vertically. Apr 22, 2010 masondixon knitting is one of those books that makes a home in the heart of knitters. For the articles and items you see below first tap this link. Mason dixon knitting is both pretty and practical, fun and informative, everything i hoped gentle art would be but wasnt. My name is dianna im a serial expat, living in central norway. Our playmat is designed to complement your homes decor, while keeping your child comfortable and happy. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Our mason dixon knitting field guides each feature three or four patterns by designers we admire, with exquisite yarns that are available in the mdk shop. It is inspiring what you have been able to accomplish in 7 years of knitting. Each of the unique designs included have a fresh take on stitching, to yarnwork, to patterns, and more. Patterns, stories, pictures, true confessions, tricky bits, whole new worlds, and familiar ones, too gardiner, kay. Rest assured, on the items we absolutely love and adore in all things knitting and then some make it into the mason dixon knitting shop.
Like a couple of favorite aunts ushering you into a sunny kitchen for tastes of cookie dough and the sharing of secrets, the authors comfort, inspire, amuse, and brighten the life of the lucky reader who steps into their world. This is the place i share current and future knitting projects and patterns as well as snippets of my life. Susanne showed her latest moderne blanket featured in masondixon knitting that is on her needles. Mason dixon knitting outside the lines features helpful and humorous sidebars that discuss things such as the pitfalls of the sweater coat, the beauty of shetland wool, how to make a stitch marker out of citrus peel or tin foil, and the moment where a pattern breakthrough occurs. Mason dixon knitting masondixon knitting offers knitters something entirely new all the patterns and howto advice they crave combined with a funny, fresh, and friendly narrative that knitters will love.
American history press a knave among knights in their spitfires by jerry billing drawing on his years of experience as a world war ii spitfire flying ace and beyond, author jerry billing recounts the thrilling stories of his many years as a pilot. New york magazine alford seamlessly interweaves heartwarming and hilarious anecdotes about his deep dive into all things dancealford is a master of pulling the heartstrings, but in a positive, celebratory way. When the article has appeared, ill place a link to it here, with the initial text of the post edited to provide supplementary information. Kay gardiner and ann shayne have wit, insight, and true confessions about knitting that makes masondixon knitting outside the lines read more like a sketchbook or journal than a pattern book, and its a pleasure. Theres been much needed attention to issues surrounding diversity in slow fashion and craft. Mar 01, 2006 masondixon knitting is one of those books that makes a home in the heart of knitters.
Now these great stories are on audio, read by ann and kay themselves. Today, its an everevolving world online where knitting is celebrated, explored, and taught. Wearable patterns, excellent instructions, readable stories, wonderful tips and techniques, and a big shot of humor equal a fantastic knitting book. With a triangle shape, our foam floor tiles connect easily to create trendsetting patterns for the ultimate customization of your little ones play space. Mason dixon knitting giudes by kay gardiner and ann meador shayne patterns mason dixon knitting giudes. Field guides, knitting books, knit with mdk mason dixon. Hi dana, i found you through mason dixon knitting and am so glad i did. Its knitting up quite nicely and i hope to have it finished when i see her in a couple of weeks.329 442 541 803 759 765 653 273 716 1005 1219 964 1643 304 244 302 1512 1540 419 213 317 1192 989 1634 1030 1086 1171 727 1182 713 1039 853 561 33 1409