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jane feebles
« on: April 13, 2007 07:06:06 PM »

My brother came into a yarn store with me a couple of weeks ago, and decided after bothering me for years to make him a scarf (which I've never quite got around to doing) he'd just knit one his damn self.
 He taught himself how to knit out of a book a few years ago but never actually made anything. So I taught him to cast on and pearl, and went home. Yesterday I helped him cast off over the phone and he is now the proud knitter of a very larey scarf!!  Smiley



I'm pretty proud of him too- now he's got to pick his next project- suggestions?
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« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2007 07:38:02 PM »

Ooooh, I know!  Socks.  His toes look cold.  Grin  Tell him congrats on the scarf.  I took way too long learning how to knit in the round.  I should have moved on to hats and socks much earlier.  Guys like practical- either should work. 
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« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2007 07:54:27 PM »

I need a wedding ring...could he knit one and give it to me? He's a cutie!
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« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2007 11:26:19 PM »

Handsome, and he can knit! *Swoon*

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« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2007 12:57:22 PM »

Hats. That was my first project - easy, yet you're still learning - joining without twists, working in the round, and decreasing for the top!
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« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2007 06:29:41 PM »

A man who knits?  Is he single?   Wink

(oh dear, I would have to share my stash, wouldn't i?)
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« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2007 07:16:49 PM »

i would say hats as well.

why is he leaning on a blood pressure reader? is he a doctor? if so, a knitter AND a doctor...sounds like an ideal man Wink
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« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2007 02:53:44 AM »

Hate to break all your hearts, but the blood pressure monitor's from his partner's hospital room: he cast off the scarf while waiting for his new twin baby boys to be born. (He's loving the attention tho, don't stop  Roll Eyes)

I think hats too, but we'll need a pretty easy one as he's long distance and harder to instruct on the arts of knitting in the round.  Maybe I'll start him on the Stitch and Bitch umbilical hat. I could use the help with baby beanies, twins! Double everything! I'm knitting preemie socks like a maniac!!  Tongue
I think socks are a bit much yet apalone, he finds my dpns rather impressive in a scary way
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« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2007 01:11:18 PM »

Well contrats to him on all of his new accomplishments!

I say hat too! That was my first project and I learned on DPN's. It was great to learn so many new things on one project!
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« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2007 08:04:46 PM »

I think once the babies come, he won't have the time or energy for knitting.
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