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babyduck
« on: October 14, 2004 12:37:24 PM »

Anybody interested in joining me for an easy ribbed scarf?  Newbies - this is a great project to get started on!

Cast on a multiple of 4 stiches, k2, p2 - repeat to end.  I'm using 10.5's, 32 stiches, lambs pride wool - in a pretty blue.

This pattern is from the Stich N' Bitch book.
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elizajane1962
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2004 10:36:16 AM »

 :-*Hi,
I'll knit along with you as soon as I finish my other armwarmer, which should only take another day. I need to strat knitting some Christmass gifts and this is a versatile one.
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babyduck
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2004 10:53:34 AM »

Yes - it is & it knits up so quickly!  Here's what I've got so far.  This one may be hard to give away.    Grin

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april_cocaine
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2004 12:28:55 PM »

I may have to join in on this....i need to find some pretty wool though.
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lolawantslolagetz
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2004 03:16:43 PM »

I'm in!  I taught myself to knit last week and whipped up the first half of my VERY FIRST scarf--it's the "Ribbed For Her Pleasure" scarf, in a beautiful variegated wool blend yarn.  I'm starting a couple more to give as gifts for the holidays, and I'd love to join in!  However...how does a knitalong work?  Do we just keep posting in this thread with updates?
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babyduck
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2004 05:44:55 AM »

Honestly, I don't know exactly how it's supposed to work.   Tongue  This is my first one.  I'm almost done with the scarf - I'll have to post a picture.  It's turning out very nicely!

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« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2004 05:59:32 AM »

ooh finally! a knitting pattern I can read!!! 
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elizajane1962
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2004 09:01:36 AM »

 ;)I just bought yarn for the scarf.  It's a pretty delicate weight yarn and now I'm realizing I'd better buy some littleish needles--maybe 5's.  I'm going to do it in pink and green stripes, since these are my little girl's favorite colors at the moment.  I found some lovely wool/rayon blend yarn that has a slight sheen.  the pink is what you'd picture (a normal pastel pink) and the green is a pale avocado color. It'll be great with her red hair.
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riki4life
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2004 02:07:28 PM »

hey...i'm a newbie to this ring (yey, finally! i've been reading it obsessively for like a week now) and a somewhat new knitter - i've completed one simple scarf and played with some patterns, but i'm definitely in for this one, i need to turn my tv-watching in to something productive! lol and this is the perfect solution
i just have one question....what exactly is the significance of the needles (10.5 is the size for this project?) and the type of yarn used? what will happen if i use different yarn?
thanks a bunch =) Grin
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babyduck
« Reply #9 on: October 21, 2004 05:17:51 PM »

I used a worsted weight and size 10.5 - but I don't think it matters at all.  However you'll probably want to knit a few rows to make sure you like the width and the gauge.  Luckily scarves are the easiest adaptable pattern out there.  I ended up using 1.5 skeins - about 200 yards.

Enjoy watching some must see tv while knitting!  I'm going on a road trip this weekend and am working on convincing my husband to drive while I knit.   Grin



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