Saturday, December 31, 2005

Quick Update

This is just a reminder that the official "kick-off" to the knit along is tomorrow, January 1st. BUT... I still don't have my yarn yet and probably won't get it 'till later this week, so I won't be starting tomorrow :-( For those of you who are starting or who have already started, please be sure to post lots of pics for the others to see your progress.

Happy New Years Sexy Knitters!

Friday, December 30, 2005

*Sigh* I want to join the KAL but don't know if it's in the cards

Ok, here's my deal. I really want to join the KAL, because I love the pattern, BUT I'm currently pregnant (due in march). Yes you can be massively pregnant and still sexy, at least my husband thinks so.

This means that I can't get exact measurements for the sweater (I could guestimate) and won't be able to actually wear it until mid March. I don't know if it's worth making the sweater before my gigantic stomach disapears. I can't even post an after pic for you guys.

What do you all think? Is it worth guestimating?


Thursday, December 29, 2005

i've officially joined the kal!

i'm looking forward to the kal, i love the pattern and i've ordered the yarn. after much researching i settled on endless summer luna in burnished clay, i love the colors of that yarn. i may get a late start since i just ordered the yarn but more problematic is i'm currently wearing my wrist support on my left wrist...i think i'm working on a case of carpal tunnel... and i cut my index finger on my right hand on a very sharp object and have that bandaged...i probably should have gotten a stitch but that is another story...i'll try to catch up! looking forward to hearing from everyone as we get started.

Has Anyone Started Yet?

I am not sure how these KALs work since this is my first one. I just wondered if anyone started yet? And if you did, could you answer two questions for me on the pattern for me? I so far cast on, knit the yoke part and just placed markers for the raglan seams. Now I go to the increase rounds.

Does a round mean one round of stockinette stitch (one knit row and one purl row)? The purl row is never mentioned so I am just assuming since the pattern is in stockinette to knit a full round.

Then after you are done with these increase rounds, there are these directions which I do not understand at all: It says: ALL SIZES: work 1 round even: 284 (308,336, 364) sts on the needle - 78(84,90,98) sts for front and back, 64(70,78,84) sts for sleeves.
I just do not understand this sentence at all. I get the sizes in the parentheses part. And I understand it means to work a complete round, but the rest I do not understand..amount of stitches, front, back and sleeves...

I am also sorry if it is too early to ask questions. But I am sick at home with the flu and a cold and feel like knitting this! I am reading this now and wondering if it is too hard of a pattern for me!!!!!! If I am supposed to wait, I can work on something else, no problem.

Happy New Year everyone!


Hey Y'all!

I am a Texan (for those of you who don't already know) so I can get away with the above title ;-)

How is everybody? I hope that each and every one of you sexy knitters had a wonderful Christmas and/or Chanukah. I came from a "mixed marriage" (my mother's Jewish and my father's Catholic) so I got to celebrate both holidays growing up, and this year my mother (Glamaw) gave my kids Chanukah gelt so they too get the benefit of knowing (celebrating and understanding) both holidays.

Anyway, I am so excited about the upcoming KAL but I'm even more excited that we met our goal of 100 members by the time we started our first KAL. As of today, we have 101 members!!! Woohoo! Way to go Sexy Knitters!

Okay, so let's talk "knit along". My yarn (shine) has not yet arrived from KnitPicks. Evidently something happened to my first order and I had to order again, but I'm still pretty sure that it will be here by Monday (or early next week for sure). I'm very excited about beginning Picovoli and am glad to see that so many of you are planning on participating in the KAL. Which brings me to my next point -- I need the names of all Picovoli KAL participants so that I can add a new KAL members list to the side bar and so that I can enter all the names into drawing (if we should decide to have one, which I'm pretty sure we will -- I have to go and look at the SKC "account" and will get back with y'all on that one). Probably the best way for me to know and keep track of all the KAL members is for each one of you to leave me a comment in reply to this post (leaving the info in a brand new post may not be as good as replying to this post, as I don't receive email notifications of new posts, but do receive email notifications of replies, but we'll do our best to get everybody added to the KAL list regardless). If you've already commented that you'll be joining the KAL, please do so again by replying to this post for me so that I have an "official" record of it ;-)

Knit on Sexy Knitters!

Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Look what came in the mail today!

I got my KnitPicks Shine in Orchid (6 balls... just in case!) and a shiny new Addi Turbo needle in the mail today. I have a few other projects going, but I'm very excited about starting Picovoli. I didn't want to buy two new circular needles, so I got the 24" size (the 16" wasn't available from KnitPicks -- hopefully it will work!
Happy New Year and Happy KAL to all the Sexy Knitters out there!
Love, Zarah

A New Year a New Project

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and/or Hanukkah. Ours was lovely and we're happy to be home!

I can't wait to start knitting Picovoli. I still havent decided on the yarn. I'm going to destash on this project, but I can't decide between Rowan Wool Cotton in Rich (red) or Rowan Cashsoft dk in Poison (dark purple). I think either would work. Any thoughts on which would be better? I'm thinking of modifying the pattern slightly and maybe doing 3/4 sleeves and adding a narrow ribbing to the collar and hemlines.

Happy New Year!

Tuesday, December 27, 2005


This is my first post here but I've been a member for quite awhile. I'm very excited because I just ordered Shine from Knit Picks for the KAL. It probably won't get here before the start of it, but it was a last minute decision. I was going to skip the KAL because while I love the pattern I wanted to get my winter stuff done first (currently working on Tubey from Knity) & save it for spring or summer project but decided I had to participate in my very first KAL. So I might be starting a little late.

Anyway I'm very pleased to be here!


Monday, December 26, 2005

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas y'all. I am in San Diego. Boy, it's pretty out here. We went to the beach on Christmas day. My "brave" brother in law actually went into the ocean just so he could say he did it.

I hope everyone has a peaceful uneventful holiday this year, and can spend some time knitting.

Saturday, December 24, 2005

Merry CHRISTmas to all!

Sunny wishes everyone a very Merry CHRISTmas (she's gotta go back to helping Santa now!) tee hee!

Happy Holidays!

Just wanted to wish EVERYONE a great holiday!

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Hi all!

Thanks for having me along on this KAL! This blog is such a great idea!!

I'm really excited about the Picovoli and I'm ordering Shine in Orchid or Cream from Knitpicks. It's a debate I'm having with myself really. Knit something striking that I'll love, or knit it in cream that will go with anything. Decisions decisions!!

Either way, I can't wait to get started, and I look forward to getting to know you all!

I got my yarn from Knitpicks!

Hi everyone,
Yesterday I received the yarn I am going to use for Picovoli and the needles. I really like the color I picked out. It is the violet Shine from knitpicks. I read the pattern and decided to try knitting the swatch. This is my first knitted project that has to really fit, so I knew I had to do the gauge swatch! I once knit a sweater 15 years ago, but that doesn't count. Anyhow, the gauge of the swatch came out PERFECTLY, thankfully, so I don't have to worry about that step.

I am not sure about the pattern yet though so I will wait a bit until others on here get started. I have never done a KAL so I am not sure how this works. Will others post details on how they are coming along and about the pattern when we start??

I am ready to go!! But I have other things to work on too until January so no problem waiting. I am learning how to spin on a handspindle and I have to say it is very fun and kind of addicting!!


Monday, December 19, 2005


Hey Gals! Can you believe that we are up to 94 members already? And I just sent out two more invitations! I'm thinking we'll make our goal of 100 members by the time we start our first KAL! How exciting!

I also wanted to show off my latest FO.

I call it Brilliantina -- it's a shimmery version of Orangina. I'm posting a pic of it here because Orangina came so close to winning the last KAL vote and I'm thinking that it will be a strong contender for the next KAL and wanted y'all to see a variation of it.

More pics can be seen on my blog. This is my second time to make Orangina and I actually have a third version (called Bambooina) on the needles. I've put that project on hold however just in case Orangina wins the next KAL vote and will finish it then.

So keep up the good work spreading the news about the Sexy Knitters Club, and thanks to all of you who are posting about the upcoming Picovoli KAL. I don't know about y'all, but I'm excited and can't wait to start it!

Knit On Sexy Knitters!

hi fellow sexy knitters!

i wasn't going to join the KAL but have decided after knitting teva durham's ballet top that i think i will! the ballet top shaping drove me crazy and i ripped and knit it three times...still don't like it so i think i'll try the KAL pattern, the shaping looks nicer! i've copied the pattern and plan to shop for the yarn at my local wonderful yarn store as soon as i finish my last xmas project!!! the yarn will most definatly be cotton, i'm a menopausal sexy knitter and can't wear anything but!!!

Friday, December 16, 2005

Hi everybody!

I am very excited to officially be a Sexy Knitter. I have been knitting for a couple of years now and I am an advanced beginner. I'm really really good at making scarves, I have also made a hat and a purse, I am almost finished a poncho and another scarf, and I am about to start a felted purse (I have never felted before, I am excited). I'm a bit of a slow knitter, it takes me forever to finish ANYTHING - that poncho I mentioned? was supposed to be my cute summer evening poncho, but now it will be next summer's poncho. I am young and fun and thrilled to be a part of this fabulous group of people. I am toying with the idea of joining the KAL, but a two month timeline makes me a little nervous. We'll see how my current WIPs come along before I commit. Happy Knitting!

Thursday, December 15, 2005

I'm new

Hi All,

I am so excited to be on this blog. I just learned how to knit about a year and a half ago and I've been addicted ever since. Knitting is such a stress reliever to me. I've found as I've looked at different patterns that I don't like half of them because they are "matronly" and I'm young and want to knit young things. One of my favorite sites is White Lies Designs. I love their patterns.
I'm looking forward to sharing ideas and info with everyone.

Wednesday, December 14, 2005

A change of heart

Ok - I've changed my mind. I was going to sit this one out. I wasn't going to knit the Picovoli. But I keep looking at it, and thinking about it. And comparing it to other things I want to knit. I'm slowly becoming obsessed with this sweater. And my closet is deffinately lacking anything like it. So I think I'm going to bite the bullet and go for it. I'll probably do it in the specified Debbie Bliss yarn because it's my very first sweater and I don't want to mess around with gauge. My first sweater - wow that's kinda scary.

Tuesday, December 13, 2005


Hey all! Very excited to begin on this project, but I think I'm gonna wait to order the yarn until after our Christmas trip to Georgia. I will definitely be visiting some yarn stores while there so I'll be on the lookout for some good yarns (probably many good yarns he he). I've looked at the Knit Picks Shine and none of the colors really interest me. What do you think of the Endless Summer Collection Luna at Elann? Too shiny?
The two other Endless Summer yarns: Connemara and Lara also look like candidates. So many of you have already mentioned Shine though it seems to be a good sub. Any opinions would be appreciated!


Question about cotton yarn

Hi, everybody!

I cheched my stash and I think I have the yarn (yay!). It's a Portuguese 100% soft cotton (non-mercerized) yarn, variegated in blue and pink (not baby-blue and pink, though), the suggested gauge is similar and I have 550 meters (600 yards). I hope it's a good choice for the pattern. I would make a swatch right away, but I already have too many WIPs for my time, so I will not start yet.

Anyway, is someone using a 100% cotton yarn? What are your thoughts on it?

It's been great to know so many sexy knitters (one of them a bellydancer... I'm impressed!)

And, dear ones who took the "Quizilla Princess Test" in October or November: I am a Traditional Princess, too! I must admit I am traditional, I like needles and have very long brown hair...

Hello everyone!

I'm new here and wanted to introduce myself. I'm a stay-at-home mom of two and I'm completely obsessed with knitting. I've mostly been knitting projects for the kids and Christmas gifts so I'm looking forward to making something sexy for myself! I'm so excited about making Picovoli and plan on using Knit Picks Shine but I'm not sure what color yet, I'll probably end up using Cream.

I look foward to getting to know you all better!

Monday, December 12, 2005

I just joined!

Hello lovely ladies, (there are no men yet, right?)

This is my first KAL, and I must say I am excited and a little nervous: I take forever to finish any project, and I have never made a garment I could wear (besides the socks that I have been working on 4EVER), and I have never blogged before - this is a whole new world! I do intend to keep up and finish this project in the two months allotted, you all will motivate me.

I am quite sexy, an avid "advanced beginner" knitter, an earth goddess, an excellent but infrequent cook, an irrepressible optimist, a frequent knitblog lurker, and a certifiable yarnaholic! One of my best days was when I heard that "whoever dies with the biggest stash wins". I might actually win!

I learned of the SKC yesterday by following a link on Grumperina's blog (that girl is amazing!), and since then I've been thinking about this project non-stop. I'll probably make the Picovoli in the KnitPicks Shine - I forget the color name - it's like a raspberry or cranberry or something.

I just haven't been able to order it until I figure out what else to buy to get up to $30 for free shipping - should I buy enough yarn to make two? Should I buy more sock yarn? (I already have enough to make 5 more pair after I finish the current SIPs) Should I just suck it up and pay the shipping? Has anyone knit with the Debbie Bliss Cathay? I've got one more local place to check for a comparable yarn before I make a final decision - I really prefer to buy yarn that I've touched with my own two hands.

I am very happy to be a new member of this group and I look forward to our future adventures together. Thanks for having me!

Pic Size

Hey Gals! I quick but important message about adding pics to your posts. Please try to keep your pic sizes at about 3 to 4 inches in width or it throws off our sidebar. I've been trying to reduce the sizes of the pics that are too wide, but it would be much easier if you could try to reduce the pic sizes yourselves either prior to posting or during posting.

Thanks a bunch!


Sunday, December 11, 2005

Knit Picks Shine? Oh, and Hello!

Hi there! My name is also Jessica. I've only been a knitter for about a year, but have immersed myself in it totally. I'm also an ADD knitter, which means I have about 7 projects going at any given time. Right now I'm working on a sampler afghan, a cardigan, a pair of felted clogs, a shapely tee, and a teddy bear. *lol* You can check out my progress at Ariadne's Thread.

Now, onto the KAL. I was thinking of using Knitpicks Shine for this pattern, but have never used it before. The gauge doesn't quite match the pattern's, but it is close enough to make it work with different sized needles, if need be.

Has anyone used this yarn before? Is it easy to work with? Does it produce a nice final result?

ETA: Duh. I see that the Jessica below me used Shine for this pattern. It looks great in the pics, so I'm off to order some!

Saturday, December 10, 2005


Hi everybody,

My name's Jessica. I'm a new member, and pleased to be here.

I'm a knitter, geek, and bellydancer, and damn sexy in all three respects, if I do say so myself. :)

I'm not actually working on Picovoli, so I can't formally join the knit-along. However, I've made two Tivolis in KnitPicks Shine before it was published as Picovoli. I really liked that pattern: body-skimming, but not showing a lot of flesh. It really highlights the collarbone, which is a very sexy in a modest and feminine way. Since I did this before the full size range available, I had to resize it for myself and my mom. I didn't do a great job of my own: I didn't believe Grumperina when she suggested two inches of negative ease, and so mine was too loose. However, it still looks nice. The looseness creates a nice drape in the back:

I just blocked Momvoli, for which I did use Grumperina's ease suggestions, and it was much better:

(at the try-on point, back in September)

(on the blocking board beside Soleil, which I also made of Shine)

I'm working on another project, which is decidedly sexy: Hopeful by Jenna Adorno:

(image hotlinked from Jenna's site)
I'm almost to the bust-line (bottom-up):

I'm also working on the Hush-Hush chemise from the Sex & the Knitty issue of Knitty:

This is a project I work on a few rows at a time, between other projects. I have a hard time making progress on this one, since it moves so slowly and isn't terribly interesting, outside the lace sections. My sister has also asked for a tank top version of this. That may or may not happen, although I have enought yarn. :)

Finally, high on my knitting wishlist is Tubey from the latest issue of Knitty:

(hotlinked from the Knitty site)
I adore the sweetheard neckline. I had a jersey knit top with that shape, and it was incredibly flattering. However, it was too short-waisted, so I never felt good in it. I am very excited about this pattern. Like Picovoli, Tubey exposes a lot of chest without showing a speck of cleavage. My cousin-in-law and cousin-in-law-in-law gave me a gift certificate to Kpixie, which I'll use to buy some Aurora 8 for this project. I just love that yarn!

wooo hooo!

i am so excited! i was hoping that this would win. i am dying to make it :) i will be using shine from, in a pretty blue or pink? not sure??? think i may have to take a vote on my blog!

Friday, December 09, 2005

help me put the button on my site

Is there code somewhere that I can copy and paste? I am new at this blogging thang.

Picovoli in progress!

OK, so I cheated. I was actually already working on this - because I have psychic powers and new you would choose it. ;)

I don't have any pictures of my progress at the moment, but my first Tivoli is in my blog here:

Ignore me looking stupid ;)

I love this pattern - a great T-shirt/tank.

yarn time

Hi everyone, I'm Sarah. While I didn't vote for picovoli, I think I'll join in on the knitalong! It's summer here (in NZ) so I need some good summer knitting. I think I'll knit it without the picot edges, but I'm not sure yet.

My one complaint is that it uses size 4 needles, and my Denise set starts at size 5. I'm not a particularly tight knitter so I know I won't get gauge with the 5s. So that means I have to buy two new circs.

As for yarn, I'm thinking of using Heirloom Breeze, a cotton/wool/lycra blend, from here: I just don't know what colour yet!

So when's the official kick-off date?

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Yeah for Picovoli!

I think I am going to make this in the VIOLET color of Knitpicks Shine. It is something a bit different than I usually do but I think it will be pretty flattering and also perfect for Arizona weather! I am excited because I wanted to make a shirt or t-shirt type pattern next!

On voting for next KALs, I would like to nominate a few things from White Lies Designs. She specializes in vintage knits and the sizes go from small to very large. Not everything on the site is sexy, but I do love these knitted fishnet stockings that come in a kit using black, white or hot pink yarn! They are called "Monica's Lace Stockings."

I also like some of the patterns from Blue Sky which I both think are a bit curvy sexy. And if you haven't knitted with their yarn, it is a real treat. IT IS SO SOFT! I have made a few of their patterns and they are great! I really like this ribbed pullover pattern.


PS. Can someone who is more computer literate than I tell me if if the way I posted these images is ok? I linked them to their websites instead of copying the images onto my own server. Is that what they call stealing bandwidth? I would hate to be a thief! LOL. But honestly I am so new to this. I thought it was ok in this case since they are selling these things but if not, someone let me know and I will do it the other way which takes much longer!

Hi y'all!

What a good idea this is. I am looking forward to visiting all the sites listed and hope to see some y'all visiting me on The Red Sofa
Right this minute I am working on the second sleeve for my niece's American Girl Doll. Come on over and see it.

Hi from Portugal!

Hi. My name is TGZ (not my real name, it's my knitblogger alias!) and I'm a Sexy Knitter! ("Hello, TGZ!")

My knitting blog is Knitting through life (edited: previously the link was wrong!) and I'm writing from Portugal (yes, from the other side of the ocean!) Am I the first European member of the club? If there are other European gals, I would like to know!

I voted for Deciduous, though I must admit it was hard to decide. I like several of the patterns you suggested in the big voting (December 1st), and I was undecided between Deciduous (it's so different! and it seems to be a good fit for small bust girls like me) and Tivoli/Picovoli (so simple, yet feminine, and good to fit a whole variety of body types). So, I am happy that Picovoli won. I already intended to knit one Picovoli some day, so I will go look through my stash.

Just one more thing: Why did I join? Because I think I'm sexy, and because knitting is sexy. I'm of the Venus de Milo body shape (I'm not advertising their book, I just like their classification of body types), which means I have a small upper body, a narrow waist, and big, motherly hips. I learned to like my body, and when you like your body, you become sexy. I also like to experience things sensually. Sensuality is very misunderstood these days. I like to taste food slowly, to distinguish the several flavours combined. I like to cook myself, and choose what spices to use by their smell. I like to see more sharply after a rainy day, or to stop and hear the small sounds. I like to smell pine trees after a rain. I like to hear the small variations of tone in a friend's voice. And I like to knit.

And why is knitting sensual? Because we fondle a soft skein of merino, we run the yarn through our fingers, we sometimes smell it, we let it wrap our body, we say that some yarns are next-to-the-skin soft, we work it with our hands.

Pleased to meet you!


I am so happy it won!

It was on my list, I have the yarn, I am ready to go!

And there is a KAL to browse.

Knit Along Winner

Well, it's official ladies. We have a winner for our very first Sexy Knitters Club Knit Along. And the winner is........ (drum roll please!)........ Picovoli!

Thank you to all who voted (60 of you!) and for sharing your opinions about the various nominated patterns. I'd have been happy knitting any of the 5 in our run-off poll, and I'm super excited to start with Picovoli. So. Please use this time to get your yarn and supplies together before the knit along kicks off on January 1st. The pattern for Picovoli is free and can be found here on MagKnits. I love the way this top is shown dressed up and shown dressed down. I also like that long sleeves can be added if desired. Lots of important pattern info is also found on Kathy's website and I highly recommend that you read this prior to beginning the pattern.

I'll have to check the SKC Cafepress account to see if we have enough funds to offer a prize (probably just a random drawing) and I'll let y'all know about this later.

The KAL will run 2 months and we'll begin taking nominations for the next KAL in about a month or so. The sidebar will be updated soon, so your patience is appreciated! Oh, and be sure to let us know which yarns you all plan to use for this pattern -- that's my favorite part of KAL's, seeing what yarns each member decides to use and how each yarn responds to the pattern!

If I've left anything out, please be sure to let me know!

Until then, knit on sexy knitters!

Edited to add: I've had several members ask me if the knit alongs are required and they most definitely aren't -- I actually found it cute that y'all would even ask this ;-) Of course, we'd love to have as many participate in each knit along as possible, but if you just don't want to that's perfectly okay. I will need the name of each person who decides to participate though so that I can add your name to our KAL list and so that you will be included in our prize drawing(s) (should we have any), and also so that I can monitor your progress and mention you in our KAL updates.

I'd also like to mention that I hope all of our members will try this pattern. I think it's a pattern that will compliment any and all body shapes and sizes. It's sexy, yet modest (you know, isn't cut down to the belly button or anything, and can be worn with a bra!) and most of all versatile. Okay, enough with the promotional part of the post already!

Remember also that we won't be taking any new nominations for the next KAL for at least another month or so, so while it's great for you to post about sexy patterns, we won't officially be taking the nominations until we announce it.

And lastly, I've received several emails from knitters asking me if it's too late to join the SKC. It's NEVER going to be too late to join the club, so please be sure to let your friends know this. The SKC will be an ongoing blog with new and exciting information all the time (or until there's no longer anything sexy to blog about, which I seriously doubt will happen!).

Monday, December 05, 2005

Greetings from Jersey!

Hi all - my name is Jody. I'm new to SKC and I'm very excited to be here. I'm 30, and I've been knitting for about a year. Check out my blog for more about me & what I'm up to.

I'm so upset that I missed the whole nomination thing for the KAL. I think I'm going to have to sit this one out, I'm deffinatley a sexy knitter but I'm more the full busted curvey kind of sexy and I just don't think any of the top five will flatter my body type. And I am so not knitting my very first big project for someone else (so selfish I know- but I've been at it a year and all I have to show for my efforts is a pair of socks!)

At anyrate, it's a pleasure to "meet" you all and look forward to getting to know you.
Ciao for now!
Hey, I liked the Alene Camisole and that's what I voted for the first time. But in the next group I voted for Honeymoon Cami. The others just don't seem like anything I would wear or really want to make right now.


Sunday, December 04, 2005

Hi from Arizona


I am happy to be part of this club! My name is Lisa and I live in Arizona. You can read my new blog at and please feel free to post a comment!

I am a little worried about this first KAL because I am a big busted sexy knitter and I would say that out of all of these patterns only Picovoli would fit my bust or look good on me! So I hope I don't have to sit the first one out (not to influence anyone!! LOL). And I am glad this is the winning pattern so far. I also liked that the pattern says you can use knit picks yarns since I just spent a bundle at the yarn store today!!

I wish I would have been here at the initial submissions. I think it is good to remember sexy knitters come in all sizes and to try to watch that while we pick out a pattern, like the person who posted she was flat busted, I am the opposite and it is always so frustrating when I see a cute pattern and it doesn't come in my size!!

Nice to be here!!


Need to be swayed

Hi everyone! My name is Vanessa. I am ready to vote on the new pole, well almost. I would love to hear some feed back on the two patterns I really like so I can make a "real" decision. Note: I have never made an actual shirt/sweater or anything that has to actually "fit" other than a hat thus far in my knitting career.
Can some one give me some pro/cons of knitting Orangina vs. Deciduous or Deciduous vs. Orangina? Thanks gang... looking forward to participating in my first KAL!
Stay Sexy~

Honeymoon Cami

Hi everybody, I'm Zarah. The Honeymoon Cami is the only one of the five finalist patterns that I've knitted before, so I figured I would throw in my two cents. I really liked the pattern... until I got to the neckline. I looks really good on Julia, the designer, as you can see if you look at the pictures on But I am flat-chested and that sucker is cut really low. I know we're the sexy knitters and all, but part of being sexy is looking good in your clothes -- and tops cut that low just don't look good on everyone. Just my opinion. =)

Run Off Vote

Good morning ladies! Well, we certainly had a good "showing" at the polls! 58 people voted!

As many of you already know, it's been suggested that we have a run off vote between several of the highest "scoring" patterns. I think this is a great idea and many of you have "seconded" this "motion" ;-) (Don't we sound official around here today???).

We had 3 days of "regular" voting and now we'll begin another 3 days of "run off" voting between the top 5 patterns. Remember to let other members know why you favor a particular pattern over another (aka campaigning) because you may know something about a pattern that we don't and it might help us make a better decision when placing our votes. I know that the previous "campaigning" helped me when I voted and I appreciate the info very much! It's nice to see that we "Sexy Knitters" have such great taste when it comes to voting for a pattern for our first KAL, as all 5 of the run-off patterns are winners in my book! I have to admit though... y'all had me scared with some of those nominations ;-)

So, here's the new poll. Voting will end at midnight Tuesday and the winner will be announced Wednesday! Remember, this is all just for fun, so if your pattern doesn't win... just re-nominate it for the next KAL!

Choose Your Favorite
Honeymoom Cami

Free polls from

Friday, December 02, 2005

Working links for Kathy's and Shetha's blog

Click here and here.

Picovoli sleeves: FYI

Kathy has already said as much as she's going to say about adding long sleeves to Picovoli. (click on link at top of page)

Shetha has successfully added long sleeves to the sweater by using the just-winging-it method.

ETA: there are links in the text above but the linked text isn't showing up as a different color (at least not on my computer.) If you can't see the links, click randomly on the words, until something happens. :-)

Okay, I'll break some voting silence.

Well I've already started badly. I've been informed my title makes it sound as though I plan to "break wind in a voting booth".

Anyway, I'm Sarah, nice to meet all of you.

I was just thinking that maybe it would be a good idea after everyone votes to do a little run off between the top 3-5 patterns. That way those that were the only ones to vote for a certain pattern get another chance. Like, say you were the one person who voted for Red Hot (I have no idea who voted for it I'm just using it as an example) and a couple days later you go look at the votes and see that there are a few way out in front. You like say, Orangina better than the one in first and if you had known that Red Hot was going to only get your vote you'd have voted for Orangina. If all the people who voted for a pattern with only one or two votes suddenly had their votes back and all voted for Honeymoon Cami that one would be way out in front. See what I mean?

Anyway, blah blah blah. I'm done now.

The Voting Continues

Well the voting is going well, but I must say that you all are the quietest group of voters I've ever seen! Not a single post or comment since the voting officially started (except for Jenn's introduction -- Hi Jenn!). Of course quiet's not a bad thing, but this is your chance to campaign for your favorite pattern if you're so inclined. Let us know why you prefer one pattern over another, what the pro's and con's are, and why we should vote for your favorite! Give us the scoop! It's okay! We don't mind!!!

Last I checked, Picovoli was in the lead. I like Picovoli a lot, but I'm curious... can long sleeves be added on to this pattern easily? It looks like they could, but does anybody know for sure? Should we email Kathy to find out?

Thursday, December 01, 2005

I haven't introduced myself yet. My name is Jennifer or Jenn. I'm new to this club :). I am 20, will be 21 in March. I am in college and majoring in Networking computers. I graduate in May. One more semester, yay! I have a wonderful boyfriend and his name is Travis. We have been dating over a year now. It was a year in October. We are already talking engagement. I have been knitting for a couple of years. I crochet too and have done that since I was little. I learned how to knit from my Mom and then just took off with it. I have a Here is a link to a post where I just posted some FO that I finished for Christmas gifts. :)

Fun to be here everyone!



Okay, here it is! Your chance to vote on your favorite pattern (from the nominations on the right)! You may choose one favorite and may vote only once! To read about what happened to some of our pattern nominations (why some are missing from the poll) click here. Voting will last for about 3 days. Have fun and may the best pattern win ;-)

Choose Your Favorite
Honeymoon Cami
Alene Camisole
Sheerly There
Faux Fur Halter
Tube Toporini
Bella Piquita
Red Hot

Free polls from

Voting Day!

Good morning Ladies!!! Well, today's the day! Time to vote for your favorite pattern (see nomination list on the right for pics of each) for the Sexy Knitters Club FIRST Knit Along!

First, let me say that both and seem to be having some server problems this morning and they've not yet been able to generate the code for me to enter the poll onto our site. I'll keep trying throughout the day to see if the problem is resolved so that we can actually VOTE! But until then, please know that I'm working on it.

Second, I need to let y'all know that I had to make an executive decision (which I totally hated doing, but someone had to do it). Seems that both and only allow 20 nominations on their polls and we had 26. I'm sorry that I didn't realize this until this morning :-( I had to decide which 6 to leave off the poll which wasn't easy and I apologize if anybody's nomination was omitted -- please know that your nomination will stay on the list for the SKC 2nd KAL vote. The 6 I left off the list for this poll (and the reasons I chose to do so) are: Boroque Ladies Jacket and Lacy Cardigan (these are both absolutely gorgeous, but are crocheted and not knit and since technically this is the Sexy Knitters Club and technically this is a knit along, I thought both patterns should wait for the next poll), Silk Corset Top (there are already several KAL's going on for this pattern -- email me if you're interested in the links to join one of these), Ribby Shell (there are several other nominated patterns that are very similar to this one, so I chose to omit it from the poll), French Tickler (other than the name, not very "sexy" looking, plus the knit along would be over in about 5 minutes with these tiny little things, so they were omitted), and last Island Dream (just because {imho} it's probably the least "sexy" {although very nice} on the list). See why I hate doing this??? I really hope everybody's okay with these decisions and will be flexible and patient by allowing me to put these nominations on the next list.

We will probably keep the poll up for 3 days or so (once the poll's actually on the site), so remind all of your fellow SKC members to vote!

Check back for the poll in a bit... until then,

Knit On Sexy Knitters!

Monday, November 28, 2005

my nomination is:

I think this is kind of sexy and cute! PicovoliI couldn't decide if I should nominate something winter-ish or summer-ish... I went with summer :)

Sunday, November 27, 2005

Updated Nominations

Alrighty! I think I've gotten the broken links to Hush Hush and Lolita fixed and have updated the nominations list (thanks to Heather). Please let me know if there are any patterns missing from the list. The last day to nominate patterns is November 30th. I do need to request that you nominate just one pattern per person and be sure to include a link to the pattern for us (it makes adding it to the list MUCH easier).

We are currently up to 52 members (with many more pending activation) but we need MORE! Spread the word (if you haven't already) about the club and about the upcoming KAL poll and put your buttons on your blogs. Wouldn't it be great to have at least 100 members by the time we start our first KAL? Oh, and be sure to check out the SKC gear that we have available in the Cafepress store. All SKC proceeds will go into a pot to fund club expenses and to purchase prizes. So far we've got a whopping $6.00 in the pot which doesn't quite cover the cost of the domain "" registration, so get to shopping ladies! The link's on the right side of the navigation bar where it says "Shop". Perhaps we'll have enough funds to be able to give away a prize to the first person to finish the KAL. The cooler the prizes, the more people who will join the KAL and the more people who join a KAL, the cooler the KAL! See how that works???

Okay gals -- keep the nominations coming and remember, just one per person (at this point) please ;-) Y'all are a tough group to keep up with!

My nomination

Annie Modesitt's Faux-Fur from Knitty

What better way to represent?
PLus, if you're not a fan of the eyelash/Muppet skin yarn, I'm sure there are other usable luxury yarns that can be substituted.




I really love 1930. I think it would be a quick knit and something a little different. I'll be the first to say I wont be modeling the finished product but I think it would be fun to do, just the same.

Saturday, November 26, 2005

Yay for sexy knitters!

Happy Holidays everyone!! While doing some holiday knitting I remembered some patterns from Kertzer that I thought were pretty cute so I wanted to nominate them before it was too late! These free patterns are all pretty cute and sexy. The "teen tops" are the ones I was thinking of knitting but the "Cabled Twin Set" is also tempting.

I couldn't comment for some reason. . . .

Anyhow, this was the comment I was going to add to the last post:

Thanks from me as well. A couple of things. 1) I couldn't get the links for "hush hush" and "lolita" to work for me. 2)didn't we nominate "Hopeful" as well????

So, what gives with the commenting I wonder?

Friday, November 25, 2005

Hey Y'all!

Just wanted to let everybody know that I've not fallen off the face of the earth -- just busy with Thanksgiving like I'm sure everybody else is. Anyway, I also wanted to remind everybody that there are just a few days left to nominate patterns for our first knit along. I still need to add a few nominations to our side bar and will try to have that updated by the end of the weekend. On December 1st, we will start put the poll on the site for everybody to vote on their favorite pattern and we will leave the poll up for 3 days. After the voting is over, I'll post the results so that all who want to participate may purchase their supplies. Please remember that this is just the first of many KAL's so if the pattern you like doesn't win, don't get discouraged. It might win the next KAL! There are soooo many great patterns up for nomination, it's going to be so hard to choose just one!

BTW, we currently have 48 members of the Sexy Knitters Club with several more memberships pending. Woohoo!!! If you've contacted us regarding joining the club, please be sure to activate your membership by clicking on the link in your invitation email.

Monday, November 21, 2005

My new blog

Hi guys! I just started my own blog. I guess I'm a little overly excited about it but I thought I would debut it here.
Nothing too exciting. I'm still working on it so I'll be adding lots of pictures and links in the next couple of weeks.

Hope everyone's having fun with their holiday knits. I can't wait til its over and I can knit something fab for me!


Another Nomination

Hi there. First day here so why not nominate for the KAL!!! Okay, how about Hopeful by Jenna Adorno? The pattern costs $5, but she makes a $6 donation to fight breast cancer. It benefits a cause close to all of us, it's a great little top, very sexy and bra friendly (that's important for some!). I think it would be a blast to knit.

Love this blog idea!!!


Yes, I know I'm a goofball

But I couldn't resist a sexy pose in my new Sexy Knitters t-shirt! And no, that isn't a real cig. It's a eyeliner pencil.

Sunday, November 20, 2005

New KAL Nomination (edited for sanity)

These all come from Rowan. All the patterns I have peek at on the list below are 1 British Pound which equals to $1.72 US Dollars. (roughly). Okay I have edited this piece for the sake of sanity for the editor and Jeanie. These are my favorties out of the 6. I narrowed them down to 3.



Red Hot

Saturday, November 19, 2005

Here's an easy one...

These are almost completely useless, but definitely sexy~

I used to work with the designer. Needless to say, everyone at work had a couple of chuckles when I sent out the link to her former coworkers!

Thursday, November 17, 2005


Hi gals,

I'm noticing a theme on the accessories in patterns that we are nominating, namely, chokers. We need to knit up some I-cord or crochet some flowers together!

Post 'em if ya got 'em!

KAL Nominations and Voting

Hi again Ladies (still no... well you know). Okay, I've posted this information already in previous posts, but I'm going to post it again today and then put a link to the KAL Guidelines on the sidebar for new members to find easily. Here is how the knit along pattern voting will work.

We will take nominations for a specified period of time (for our first KAL, the nomination deadline is the end of November). Within a couple of days after the nomination deadline, I will set up a poll on this site and y'all will be able to vote on your favorite pattern for the KAL. Once all the votes are in, I'll post the results of the poll, and the pattern that received the most votes will be the pattern that's used for our first KAL. Once you see a pattern nominated, there's no need to nominate it again, although if you'd like to post your input about a previously nominated pattern, please feel free to do so. Just realize that no votes are being taken at this time and won't be taken until the first couple of days of December. Also please realize that there will be many knit alongs, so if you don't care for the pattern that's voted on, you can always wait for the next knit along

Hi! And Nomination

Hello! Happy to be here, and feeling very sexy with my gross head cold. ;)

I'd like to nominate the Ribby Shell over at chicknits. You have to buy it, but it's not much, fairly simple, and very sexy in a refined way, something you could wear with anything.

We should come up with some kind of system! Maybe set a deadline for the nominations, then collect votes? I'm thinking we should be allowed to vote for two or three patterns (since it is so hard to choose just one!), and then we'll tally up all the votes and go with the one that got the most. Or should we be so formal?

Yet another nomination...

Marnie McClean's Bella Paquita is a gorgeous sweater that I think would look great on a variety of body types, and its free!

Whose keeping track of the KAL votes?

I was wondering if anybody is actually tallying everyone's votes for the KAL? If so, maybe they can occasionally post what the votes are so we know what's in the lead? I have gone through the newer nominations and I STILL like the Marnie Maclean design of the corset type camisole, Deciduous.



Oooh, I think Soleil is perfect too!
It's beautiful, sexy, and I think would flatter a lot of different ages and body types!

Also, I think it is interesting, but not too difficult for some of us who are not very experienced knitters yet!

New Nominations

Good morning Ladies (still no men)! Okay, I have an official nomination or two (or three or four) of my own to add to the list (which btw, has been added to the side bar). While checking out Teyla's nomination for the Ladies Baroque Jacket (which is absolutely FAB), this little number caught my eye as well. So, I'm officially nominating the Lacy Cardigan. It is crocheted too, but it's just too pretty not to nominate. I'll be honest, when I first saw it, I thought it was knit and didn't even realize it was crocheted until after I added it to the side bar! Oh well, it's all good ;-) My second nomination is Soleil, which I like because it's bra friendly and doesn't look too incredibly difficult (it's rated piquant on Knitty's scale).

And believe it or not, I'm sort of keen on Giraffe by Rachel King. I don't know if it's the gorgeous color, the cute cowl/hood, or the model that makes this top so appealing to me, but I've always liked it. I find it quite feminine even though it's neither fitted nor skimpy -- not sure it qualifies as "sexy" though... so for now it stays off the list. Also, does anybody else like Jenna Adorno's Tempting pattern?

Okay, today is house cleaning day for me, so I'm off to do some sexy cleaning!

Knit on sexy knitters!


Yey! I'm in the sexy knitting club!
Just wanted to say hello to everyone!!
As for the KAL, I secong the corset top emotion! I've been dying to knit that!
However, it's unlikely I'll be able to 'model' it because I am pregnant (due in april), but knitting something sexy would give me some motivation to actually be able to wear it for summer!
My name is Christine and I over-use exclamation points!
I love this group!

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

New KAL Nomination

Baroque ladies Jacket

Yarn Shop this is where the price of the kit cost.

Can purchase the pattern and not the yarn kit. You can buy yarn to match the yarn they have that is something more to your wallet. Or you can buy the kit. The choose is yours.

This one you have to buy the kit to get the pattern.
Alene Camisole and Boy Shorts

I'm a warrior

The Warrior Princess

You are strong, courageous, and dynamic, a woman of
action. You have an iron will and a sharp
tongue. Indecisive, weak, or wishy-washy people
test your patience. You tend to grow bored
quickly and yearn for excitement.

Role Models: Brunhilde/The Valkyries, Xena

You are most likely to: Lead your people to victory
against an army of orcs.

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Just saying Hi

Well just saying Hi to everyone, lets see what sexy knit have I done, Back in spring I did make the honeymoon cami which was pretty cool.


I just had to join this group - I've been told by my best friend that I already AM a sexy knitter, and my nickname is Nakedie! Anyway, just wanted to say hi and cast my vote(s) for the KAL: I like Deciduous, Orangina, and Sheerly There.

Can't wait!


Hi Everyone-

I'm new to the club and relatively new to all the knitting blogs on the web but I love them! I'm going to be starting my own blog in a week or two. I've been wanting to for months but between moving to a new city, law school, and planning a wedding I haven't had the time! Although I have somehow had the time to read everybody else's blogs and acquire way too much yarn!!

I've been trying to convince my fiance that knitting is totally sexy and not just for grandmas so I love the idea of this club.
I'm planning on making Julia Trice's Honeymoon Cami to take on my own honeymoon in march and I love Orangina by Stephanie Japel.


Thought I'd take the princess test

The Noble Princess

You are just and fair, a perfectionist with a
strong sense of proper decorum. You are very
attracted to chivalry, ceremony and dignity.
For the most part you are rather sensible, but
you are also very idealistic.

Role Models: Guinevere, Princess Fiona (of Shrek)

You are most likely to: Get kidnapped by a stray

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I'm a sucker for a good test.
Well, I think that the Tube Toporini or the honeymoon one are my favorites so far. I've never done a KAL before. So I'm not the best person to ask for their two cents.

Hush Hush and a few others

I just fell in love with is pattern. The picture is just darling! Hush Hush . Then there is this one also Allusion. This one I thought would be fun to do Sheerly There it is almost like peek a boo. Then I found this one Island Dream which is just the picture but if you go here Oknitting you see the all of her patterns for us in the US is $5.00. The other ones are from Knitty and the pattern is listed online so you could just copy and print.

How 'Bout Tube Toporini for our KAL?

Cute- sexy. $4.00 over at Zephyr style. Can be worn alone, or as pictured, or even as a camisole under a jacket!

Bearing Light and Sexiness

Light Bearer
Class: CherubAlliance: Light
You are blessed with a heart of gold. You are a
kind, sweet, gentle person who believes very
strongly in doing the right thing. You tend to
be very emotional and very sensitive to other
people's feelings. You are so gentle that you
would not be suited to an active role in the
fight, but more of a passive one. You would be
a Light Bearer. As a Light Bearer, you would be
a source of inspiration to others. A reminder
of what they were fighting for.
Your Angelic Name: Alida (means "little winged
one" ^_^ )

Which Warrior Angel are You and Whose Side are You On? (With Anime Pics)

I don't have an opinion on the KAL, but I'll check out the patterns and cast a vote soon!

Good Morning Ladies (still no guys here)!

Just wanted to say thank you for all the wonderful knit along nominations and suggestions. It's going to be really hard to narrow it down to just one. Thank goodness we can do another knit along after the first one! I also wanted to let you know that I will be adding the "official" nominations to the sidebar on the right with links to the patterns for your viewing pleasure. Once you see a pattern under the nominations section, there will be no need to nominate it again. The dead-line for nominations will be the end of November and we'll vote on which pattern we'll use for our first KAL a couple of days after that. That should give us plenty of time to gather up our supplies and be ready by the first of January.

A couple of other things. If you know the price of the pattern you're nominating, please provide that information for us as well so that I can include this info on the "ballet" when we vote. Price does matter to some and could influence their vote. Also, if you know the skill level for these patterns, that would help too. The more info we have, the more confident we can be when we have to vote on a pattern. And don't forget to include a link to the pattern with your nomination so that we are able to "oooh and aaaah" over it. Oh, and if the pattern you like best isn't chosen for our first KAL, don't fret... we'll have LOTS more KAL's and your favorite could be in the next one. And of course, if a pattern that you don't care for is chosen, you can always sit a KAL out... it's certainly not mandatory ;-)

Knit On Sexy Knitters!

That there pattern of mine

Hi all. Jeanie invited me to join the club and here I am.
She thought you might want to know about my blue corset top

It will be for sale before x-mas and will cost under $10. It's named Deciduous, and part of the proceeds from the sales will go to Habitat For Humanity. Yay!
I would rate it an intermediate level knit.
It's partially knit in the round, then back and forth. There are many simple cable crosses and the cables are mapped out on a chart.
I think I'm going to add some short row instructions for the busty among us (if only that were my problem) and there will be a modification for a less revealing back treatment that will be more bra friendly, as well as instructions for lengthening the piece for folks who like their bellies well covered.

I think that's it.

Marnie MacLean

Tuesday, November 15, 2005


I'm throwing Orangina into the voting, I think that she can handle it. It is a Glampyre pattern, and I think it's sexy and sophisticated all at once. That, and I could use a good excuse to knit it up! More photos at Knit and Tonic, and at Domesticat. The pattern is $5, and kits are $30-35.

I have a few suggestions

Okay Has everyone seen the Knit -n- Style magazine December 2004 edition? I can't find my camera right now but.....on page 25 the Cable Tank, page 27 the Ribbed Vest(which is cute), page 34 the Bamboo Beaded Trio, page 38 the Fringed Shell, page 48 The Sideways Cable Tank. When I find my camera I will take the pictures so I can show you what I am talking about. Unfortunately the site didn't have it online. :(

Another vote for the Lolita...

And here's the link.

I also dig Marnie MacLean's lace up top, so maybe I just have a thing for that rear view...
Or maybe it's just an attraction to talented young designers. Dunno.

Hello Fellow Sexy knitters!

I have another nomination for our first pattern. What about Lolita legs from Knitty?

I'll Show Him...

My husband is always cracking jokes about old ladies and knitter's! We will show him and all those others that lump us together!
My vote is for Honeymoon Cami!

Another pattern option

Any Knitty Gritty fans out there?? Two weeks ago, the show theme was Naughty Knits. Check out the pattern here. Sexy!!

Warrior Princess Sexy Knitter

The Warrior Princess
You are strong, courageous, and dynamic, a woman of
action. You have an iron will and a sharp
tongue. Indecisive, weak, or wishy-washy people
test your patience. You tend to grow bored
quickly and yearn for excitement.
Role Models: Brunhilde/The Valkyries, Xena
You are most likely to: Lead your people to victory
against an army of orcs.

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Fairy Princess - and Sexy Knitter ;o)

The Fairy Princess

You are youthful, cheery, and exuberant with a
sunny disposition and a mischievous sense of
humor. You are very lively and are always up
for a good bit of fun. You have a deep love of
nature and animals.

Role Model: Titania

You are most likely to: Convert a pumpkin into a
useful mode of transportation.

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Pattern nomination

Maybe most of you have already knit this, but I nominate Grumperina's Tivoli tee for our knit-a-long. It's very feminine and a great way to show off those sexxy curves!

Hey Ladies!

Hi! Saw this on this blog and Amy's... here it gos!
The Traditional Princess

You are generous, graceful, and practical with both
feet planted firmly on the ground. You tend to
be a little on the old-fashioned side. You
value home, hearth, and family life and love to
be of service to others.

Role Models: Snow White, Maid Marian

You are most likely to: Discover a hidden talent
for spinning straw into gold.

What Kind of Princess are You? - Beautiful Artwork (Original Music is BACK!!!)
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I am new to this club, thanks Jeanie for coming up with a great club! Cool button and T-shirt to boot!

Monday, November 14, 2005

Turns Out I'm a Sexy AND Romantic Knitter!

Thought this would be the perfect place to post the results of the princess quiz I took so y'all could see that I really am all about being sexy ;-) Go take the test and post your results here if you're so inclined! It's cute!

The Romantic Princess

You are absolutely in love with love! Charming,
romantic, and feminine are all words that
describe you. You are a huge flirt and know how
to use your feminine wiles to get your way. You
are always on the lookout for the guy who will
sweep you off your feet.

Role Models: Isolde, Juliet

You are most likely to: Free a cursed prince from a
terrible spell with a single kiss.

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Some Basic Information

Hey Gals (so far we have no guys here)! There are a few things that I wanted to mention to all the SKC members. First, the BEST way for your comments to be read by the group is to enter them as an entirely new post (such as this one) and not as a comment on somebody else's post. So if you have a pattern suggestion for our first knit along or if there's just something that you really want EVERYBODY to see, please leave it in a new post (just as "knittingnurse" did). Hope that makes sense. If not, let me know and I'll try to re-word it or explain it more thoroughly.

Posting is easy. Just log into your Blogger account, select the "Sexy Knitters Club" blog from your dashboard and click on "Create new post".

Also, April brought to my attention that if you haven't chosen (by checking off) the "share my profile" option (on your Blogger account), other members will not know about your blog. Even if your blog is hosted elsewhere, you can enter the URL into your profile and fellow members will be able to visit your blog by seeing it in your profile. Some of you may prefer for your profile to remain private which is completely alright, but for those of you who would like for other members to be able to visit your blog, it would be better for you to select the "share your profile" option and put your blog URL into the "homepage" section of your profile information. Clear as mud???

We've had a couple of suggestions for what to use as our first KAL pattern, but we need more. I'd love to have all of the "nominations" in by the end of November so that we can have a few weeks to get our yarn and supplies together before the KAL actually starts. If there's a pattern that you want to nominate, please nominate it in a new post (not as a comment under a previous post) with the title of "New KAL Nomination" as the title of your post. In the post, be sure to include
  • the name of the pattern
  • the designer of the pattern (if you know it)
  • where the pattern can be purchased
  • the purchase price (if you know it)
  • and a link to a pic of the pattern for all other members to view.

After all the nominations are in, we'll take a poll to see which pattern gets to be the first SKC KAL. The tentative start date for the first knit along is January 1st, so that we can have a week to recover after Christmas is over. Of course, you can start any time after that in case things are still hectic for you at the first of January -- there are no hard and fast rules here. What's the fun in that???

I also want to thank everybody who has mentioned the club in their blogs -- the word is definitely getting out and the response has been unbelievably positive. If you haven't already, feel free to read all the comments posted here on my blog to see what I mean.

Knit on Sexy Knitters!

I'm here and rarin' to go!

Got the button up on the sidebar of my blog. Posted the button on my blog as an open invite to my blogworld buddies! Yeah for us! I love the KAL idea and agree we should DEFINITELY wait until after the New year. Are we all going to vote on what to do as the KAL????

If we could have the pattern for that saucy little number my Marnie Maclean that is posted below, I VOTE ON THAT ONE!

Roxy in the house!

Thank you Jeanie for setting this up :)
I'm so excited - now my DH can have another reason to understand why knitting is my passion--- his wife is an "official" Sexy Knitter!

Big hugs to all!

Love, Anne

It's Official!

We are now!!!

Sunday, November 13, 2005

One More Thing

Be sure to EMAIL Jeanie to get signed up for the club. In some cases just leaving a comment doesn't work because your profile may not be public. So be sure to take the extra little step of sending an email, please.

C' Mon and Join the Fun ya Cheeky We Knitters!

We are working on more and more buttons for the club and here is one more to choose from.

I tried to make the eyes sort of all inculsive colorwise, like a melting pot of eye colors symbolic of the women who are knitters - all different and yet with one important thing in common.

KNITTING like maniacs!

Now all I have to do, is plan the photo shoot =D
I guess I'll put on make up this time, and brush my hair, shave my legs, put on something pretty, and hire a photographer! I use the term 'hire' very loosely - either I'll find the timer setting on my camera and run to the 'X' - or my sis will be the shutter bug.

Have fun peeps! I hope this turns out as fun as it sounds!

Here's a smaller one, too, the other one was a little big for my blog =)

New Stuff!

Oh MY have I been busy today! First, I registered the domain name and will forward the domain towards our blog. I figure it's a lot easier to remember than it is to remember whatever our current blog url is. That should take affect within a couple of days and I'll post again once it's official. Second, I've already made up some Sexy Knitters Club T-shirts (and other stuff). Here's an example of one of the t-shirts in the shop. You can check these out by clicking on the "shop" link on the right side of the navigation bar. Money raised by the sale of these shirts will go towards contest prizes and whatever expenses the club may encounter (such as domain name registration, etc.).

We've had an excellent response so far -- sexy knitters everywhere want to join and we're more than happy to have them!


Welcome to the all new Sexy Knitters Club blog! My name is Jeanie and I'll be the host of this blog.

This blog was started as a whim when Heather and I started talking about how many beautiful (and sexy) knitters there are out there in blogland. We thought it would be fun to start a Sexy Knitters Club where any knitter who feels sexy can join. I posted about it on my personal blog and won't repeat the post here, but as you can see we've already got several members. Welcome ladies and spread the word! Here are your buttons. Add them to your side bar and display them proudly!

And for those of you who need a larger button, here's one for you.

So here's how we think this is going to work, although we've never done this before and we truly have NO idea if it's even going to work at all ;-) But what we're hoping for is for this blog to be a members blog, which means that YOU all get to do the blogging. Oh sure, there will be a moderator (probably me) to make sure things don't get out of hand (we know how rowdy some of you knitters can get) and to make sure we don't get TOO sexy. In other words let's not get X-rated here, okay? (I know, I'm such a party pooper.)

We'd like to try to focus on the sexier WIP's on this blog. What do we consider "sexy"? Well, that's probably best answered by asking what do we consider "NOT sexy"? "Not sexy" is (in our opinion) anything that's frumpy, matronly or just plain ugly. So when we say "sexy", we're not necessarily talking about showing a bunch of skin (although that can often be quite sexy) and (as Heather says) body parts. So in short, we're trying to steer away from "slutty sexy" and focus more on "beautiful sexy". Classy, feminine, flirty... just like all those sexy knitters out there! Want some examples of what we consider "sexy"? Here are just a few.

The Honeymoon Cami by Julia Trice

Unnamed by Marnie Maclean

And of course, the Silk Corset Top by Annie Modesitt

Of course, these are just a few of thousands of "sexy" knits out there and we will continue to post more examples in future posts. Of course, we would prefer it if our MEMBERS would do this for us (hint, hint) but just in case they don't, we'll try to fill in the gaps.

Other things to look for on this blog are interesting "sexy knitting" articles, "sexy knitting" knit alongs, a "sexy knitting" FO member gallery, "sexy knitting contests" and even "Sexy Knitters Club T-shirts". Sound good?

So, in order to blog here, you will need to become a member. In order to become a member all you need to do is to email us. We will email you with your blog invitation as soon as possible, but please understand that it may not be immediately, as we have day jobs too ;-) Have questions? Let us know.

Remember, if you FEEL like a sexy knitter than you ARE a sexy knitter!

So, let's start this off with a knit along, shall we? BUT! Let's not start it until AFTER the holidays... agreed? Until then, we want your input regarding what would make a great FIRST "Sexy Knitters Club" knit along. What patterns out there do you sexy knitters like?

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

How To Post to the SKC

To request posting privileges to the SKC, please follow the instructions below:

  • Be sure you are already a member to the SKC. If you have not yet requested membership, please click here for instructions on how to join the SKC.
  • Posting privileges are required for each individual knit along. In other words, you will need to request new posting privileges each time we begin a new knit along if you are interested in posting to the site for the duration of that particular knit along.
  • For Any Member (New or Current): If you would like posting privileges for the current knit along please send an e-mail to yarnaholic1963ATyahooDOTcom titled “Postmanship Request”.
  • After you request postmanship, you will receive an invitation that will need to be activated before you are able to post. Please allow up to 5 days to receive your postmanship invitation.
  • Once you activate your postmanship invitation, you will be allowed to post as often as you like to the SKC until the beginning of the next knit along.
  • Please keep posts on topic (knitting related to the Sexy Knitters Club). Any off-topic posts will be deleted.
  • Post often and HAVE FUN!

Monday, April 18, 2005

How to Join the SKC

Joining the Sexy Knitters Club is easy!
  • Simply send us an email letting us know that you'd like to join.
  • In the subject of the email please type MEMBERSHIP REQUEST.
  • In the body of the email, please include the user name you'd like to go by and the name of your blog if you have one. If you don't have a blog, we'll link to your email address unless you specifically request that no links be made to your user name.

After you request your SKC membership, a membership confirmation will be sent to you with instructions on how to post to the current SKC knit along. After you receive your confirmation, be sure to check the membership list on the SKC sidebar to be sure your user name and the correct link is showing up properly.

That's it! It's as easy as 1,2,3! Welcome to the SKC!