totally not christmasy

I still can’t show you all the Christmas stuff I made, some because I haven’t given it out yet and some because I don’t have a good picture. I made my boys PJ pants (we traditionally give them PJs on Christmas eve) and they are wearing them to bed but I didn’t get a good shot before they went. I’ll try in the morning.

To tide you over, here is a video I made three years showing you how to knit backwards: the piece moves from the left needle to the right needle instead of right to left. I use this a lot for small sections of short row stockinette or for heels on socks. Someone at knitting was talking about taking a backwards knitting class at Stitches (Teenuh, I think?) and I said I could teach her instead which reminded me repost this video.

Enjoy and Merry Christmas!


4 thoughts on “totally not christmasy

  1. linda December 25, 2010 / 1:24 pm

    oh that is awesome! i didn’t understand the point of knitting backwards until i had to do entrelac. ugh.

    • abigailvr December 25, 2010 / 9:28 pm

      Yes, that was one reason I wanted to learn it too!

  2. Teenuh December 28, 2010 / 12:32 pm

    Yes, that was me. 🙂 I’ll watch this when I can!

    • abigailvr December 28, 2010 / 1:05 pm

      Oh good! I wasn’t sure I was remembering correctly. 🙂

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