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« on: November 15, 2011 10:36:19 PM »

I'm a newbie when it comes to hand knitting.  I've finished several loom-knit items, but I haven't been patient enough to just sit and practice knitting/purling to make anything more than practice squares let alone items I'd wear out of the house.  I bought some Loops and Threads pom pom yarn at Michaels on a whim, and I really, really enjoyed knitting with it.  The scarf is ridiculously plush, and it was a very quick knit.  I think just knitting the carrier yarn was actually easier to handle than regular worsted or bulky yarn as a newbie.

The Michaels site has an easy-to-follow video for both knitting and crocheting with the pom pom yarn (though I haven't figured out crocheting yet).  http://www.michaels.com/Bunny-Tail-Yarn-Video/LtBT1Vm2172u2,default,pg.html

This color of yarn is named Outdoors, and it's a really pretty combination of colors.  I'm just excited to actually finish a knitting project!  Grin

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« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2011 10:38:57 PM »

Looks great. I've never worked with pom pom yarn before because it looks difficult. Good on you for figuring it out.

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« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2011 05:39:39 AM »

wow! pom pom yarn, who knew?  think I may have to look into this... it looks so warm and plush - love it!

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« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2011 08:14:27 AM »

I have seen that yarn and wondered if it would be hard to work with!

Your scarf looks warm and soft...I might take a second look at that yarn...thanks for posting  and sharing your knitting project!

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