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« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2005 02:21:15 PM »

Fingerless mitts! You knit a rectangle, and then stitch up the sides, leaving an opening for your thumb.

http://www.ohmystars.net/craft/knitting/pgloves.html
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« Reply #11 on: October 03, 2005 02:26:36 PM »

heck, why not a scarf? i know they're trite and maybe too easy, but if you take your practice swatch and just keep going, you have one. That's what I did. Cast on 20, knit one row, turn, knit, turn, knit . . . . yada yada there's a scarf. Mine is delicious!
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« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2005 08:42:50 PM »

An easy project to start with would be a scarf.

Here is a link to 5 free patterns for a beginner: http://alison.knitsmiths.us/pattern_beginners_scarves.html 

I'd recommend the garter scarf because you'll only need to know  cast on, the knit stitch, and bind off.

Good Luck.
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« Reply #13 on: October 16, 2005 08:14:21 AM »

Thank you!!!!
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