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« on: September 29, 2004 02:12:32 PM »

So I am teaching the two girlie-girl nieces knitting and I needed a really easy project.  This is what I came up with.  It uses a large yarn and large needles so it should be easy for little hands, not to mention done much faster.
Directions: Start with 1 skein of Chenille Thick & Quick (Lionbrand) and size 13US
needles.  Cast on 25 stitches and start knitting. Knit until the wrap goes all the way around you.  (I used the whole skein and it is 14 inches by a bit over 1 yard.)  Cast off.  Add thick ribbon to two corners that share a long side.  I sewed mine in place but you can probably just knot it.
To wear: Tie either in front (left) or behind your back (right)
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« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2004 02:14:38 PM »

This is a really good option for a piece I was considering posting in the Stitch-n-Botch section........
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« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2004 09:57:52 PM »

I love this! I'm teaching my boyfriend's sister how to knit next time we visit, this would be a great starter project for her!
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« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2004 01:38:51 PM »

I reallly like this too. It's a great idea for a beginner project. Seems much more exciting than a scarf or dishcloth, yet still so easy.
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« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2004 01:45:12 PM »

Great idea!  Love it! 
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« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2004 11:33:57 AM »

So sweet i bet theres lots you could do with it...add bobbles or cables or more ribbons.....great starter project and inspiration project!
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« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2004 01:23:53 PM »

What kind of stitch did you use?  Is it a stockinette?  What kind of edging?
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« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2004 02:46:07 PM »

Too cute, when Ive got some time Im going to do this, but modify it to make it longer. You just knitted a rectangle right? Not a Diamond like a pancho?
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« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2004 03:54:11 PM »

Yes, it's a rectangle.  It will stretch a bit while you are wearing it but you can reshape it easily.  Wink
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hudelei
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2004 07:50:18 AM »

Oh, I really like this idea.  Seems like such a good way to use up some extra yarn I've got lying around, plus, while I crochet very well, I am just starting to learn to knit and could use more easy projects to convince me that I shouldn't despair and  flee to the safety of my crochet hooks.
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