2005-01-25 : 6:12 p.m.
the hobo bag increases
so i couldn't figure out how to knit into the front and back for my hobo knitting bag! and even if i could figure it out it wasn't going to happen with the pebbles yarn. so i found a website with videos showing all sorts of different increases (among other things). i think it was knittinghelp.com... anyways, instead of knitting front and back, i'm doing a make 1 behind. you pretty much just cast on a stitch to the right needle so that the thread ends to the back. according to the site, this would be bad if i was working with yarn where you could actually see it, but as it is you can't see jack.
i was at the crafts, etc webstore and saw that they make yarn with aloe vera built in so you moisturize and knit simultaneously. i so need to try that! i have been suffering from some sort of dry skin with eczema, so i can't use any lotion because it makes it worse. i'll have to price it.