I forgot to say that the person who "won" my chair at the auction was the organizer of the whole thing!!!! She had told me that she wanted the chair- and , well, I guess she wasn't kidding!!!!!!
As I was cruising around, I found a meme at Miss Ewe's (http://missewe.blogspot.com/)- While I don't normally do the meme thing, I enjoyed this one- And I challenge anyone reading this to add it to their own posts-
Mark with bold the things you have knit (or are knitting), with italics the ones you plan to do sometime, and leave the rest.
Knitting with metal wire
Socks: toe-up -tried this once-unsuccessfully-plan to try again- anyone have a good pattern?
Knitting with camel yarn
Knitting with silk
Moebius band knitting -used to do this by accident now and then. Now I say I did it on purpose.
Participating in a KALSweater
Drop stitch patterns
Knitting with recycled/secondhand yarn
Slip stitch patterns
Knitting with banana fiber yarn
Domino knitting (=modular knitting)
Twisted stitch patterns
Knitting with bamboo yarn
Two end knitting -I watched a display of group knitting once- with 4 knitters- is that what this means?
Knitting with soy yarn
Knitting with circular needles
Knitting with your own handspun yarn
Graffiti knitting (hunh??????)
Designing knitted garments
Cable stitch patterns (incl. Aran)
Publishing a knitting book (- yeah, when flying monkeys come out of my....never mind))
Teaching a child to knit
Knitting to make money
Knitting with alpaca
Fair Isle knitting
Dying with plant colors
Knitting items for a wedding
Household items (dishcloths, washcloths, tea cosies…)
Knitting socks (or other small tubular items) on one or two circulars
Knitting with someone else’s handspun yarn
Knitting with dpns
Holiday related knitting
Teaching a male how to knit
Knitting for a living (One would have to work long and hard to do that!)
Knitting with cotton
Steeks-next on the list!
Knitting two socks on two circulars simultaneously
Knitting with wool
Knitting with beads
Long Tail CO
Knitting and purling backwards-and hated it- it didn't feel right
Knitting with self patterning/self striping/variegated yarn
Knitting with cashmere
Knitting with synthetic yarn
Writing a pattern
Knitting with linen
Knitting for preemies
Knitting a pattern from an online knitting magazine
Knitting a gift
Knitting for pets
Knitting with dog/cat hair-when it gets wet, does it smell doggy?
Knitting in Public
Hmmm- I guess I have tried out a few more things than I had thought!