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« on: September 04, 2005 08:27:32 PM »

ok well i taught myself how to knit maybe two weeks ago, and this is the first thing im making on..using a 'pattern' and such...its a scarf from the Harry Potter movie..not very original i know, but i got to start somewhere...anywhoo here is how far along i am so far, since last saturday...



what does everybody think?
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« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2005 08:28:53 PM »

I like it.  I am going to make one of those for my girl for the yule. 
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« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2005 08:30:29 PM »

thanks, i think its coming out very good for a first time knitter, especially since ive only been knitting for about 2 weeks...not to toot my own horn or anything lol
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« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2005 08:33:15 PM »

Nicely done!  It looks like you are a very very even knitter!  good job.  My first few things that I tried were all over the place gauge-wise. 
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« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2005 08:38:49 PM »

thanks, i think its coming out very good for a first time knitter, especially since ive only been knitting for about 2 weeks...not to toot my own horn or anything lol

Toot away! I decided to try an knit a week or so ago, and I am giving up. I thought sewing took patience. I am all about instant gratification! Smiley So, I now have a really cute knitted headband! Smiley

Your scarf is going to be awesome! You will be wishing for the cold to come so you can show it off! Smiley Hooray! TOOT TOOT
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« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2005 08:43:36 PM »

thanks for all the positive feedback!  Grin my mom thinks its cool that ive taught myself how to knit, but my sister keeps telling me its dorky...but i would like to know how dorky she thinks it is when its winter and she wants a scarf lol....TOOT TOOT lol..thanks again!
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« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2005 09:26:50 AM »

when I started my job in November was the first time I really knit in "public".  At first some of my co-workers were interested and some were mocking.  "Isn't that a granny thing to do?"  "You're not old enough to knit" (I had just turned 34 btw...) "Are you pregnant"

NOW, the mocking boys have ALL asked me to make something for them, or for their girlfriends... 

WHO is laughing NOW???  (Me.) (I got paid) (hahaha)

Keep it up.  Soon your sister will want to learn for herself, especially as she sees you turn out really great finished projects and try new things. 
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« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2005 03:04:28 PM »

right lol...ow well, im not gonna let her get to me, because this is something i enjoy doing, and if she doesnt like it...tough because who asked her anyway?
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« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2005 03:13:48 PM »

that looks fantastic. My first project was a HP scarf as well, and it was such a good thing to start with, since it took forever and I got *really* comfortable with the knit stitch. Good luck on knitting in the future, and I hope you post a picture of the finished scarf!
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« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2005 07:02:33 PM »

it's been said, but: wow! that is amazingly even!
toot away, girl! Wink
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