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« on: February 24, 2010 06:03:08 PM »

I have never knit anything before. The one time I tried the needles got all tangled up, I made a mess, got really frustrated and gave up. But I love the way knitted and crochet items look (nope can't do that either) and I really wanted to make something. People on the Post on everyboard craftalong were posting about the Knifty Knitter looms, so I went out a found one of those. I love how easy it was to do even for a beginner, and just maybe after a few more times of using it I will work up the curage to try the needles or hooks again. But on to the picture, for a basic beginning item I picked a scarf that is going to be given to  my sister.



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« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2010 07:12:44 PM »

Congratz on finishing your first project! Looks really nice, and you should try knitting on needles again, you'll get the hang of it soon, I'm sure. Once you do it a couple of times, you're hooked! (crochet pun, hahah) Good luck!
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« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2010 10:15:21 PM »

Yes indeed! Good start... don't give up on the needles. You can do it!!! And I love the color of your scarf. If you have a privately owned yarn store around you, they will usually be willing to help you, providing you buy something. Try starting out with a basic yarn and a size 8-10 needle. Like a yarn that doesn't separate too much. Simply Soft separates, but that cheezy red heart doesn't , as much. that's why it's good for practicing on.
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« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2010 11:27:39 PM »

I LOVE my Knifty Knitters.  Tongue Have the long looms, and even the specialty ones. After learning to loom knit on those I wanted to try and knit the "old fashioned" way.

Your sister's scarf is beautiful, I love the color you chose. Thumbs Up. Wink
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« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2010 06:18:41 AM »

Beautiful job!

If it is the look you are going for and you aren't going to expand to making more challenging things, I think the knifty knitter is great!

But, I have a feeling that after tons of scarves and hats, that you are going to want to expand your skills...ha ha--warning: knifty knitting leads to knitting addiction!!
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« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2010 09:19:55 AM »

it came out so lovely. the color is very vibrant, i love it. keep on trying! i find that watching videos helps, keeping an eye on how they hold the needles.
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« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2010 04:19:41 PM »

very cool, I have one of these but haven''t tried anything on it yet!
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