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« on: February 17, 2006 05:43:38 PM »

These were really fun and fast to knit! I used some soft, warm (but acrylic) baby yarn in pink and white. It was just done with a k2 p2 rib... pretty easy, eh? I'll probably add a ribbon or something at the top as well to help hold them up. Legwarmers are so much fun to wear! Cheesy

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Feedback would be great... I'm pretty new at knitting. Thanks for looking!  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2006 07:13:58 PM »



They are beautiful. Great work for a beginner knitter.
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« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2006 07:14:53 PM »

Thank you  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2006 07:25:46 PM »

Those are very pretty. I like them alot. Nice work!
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« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2006 08:25:09 PM »

leg warmers ARE great

I like that the colors are reminscent of the 80s but not completely obvious. (plus I love stripes!)
very good job!
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« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2006 05:50:35 PM »

awe, thanks guys! and also, being a child of the 90's I totally missed out on the whole legwarmers fad... so, of course I had to make my own! haha...
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« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2006 04:51:09 PM »

These are precious.  Where did you get the pattern?  Or did you freehand them?  They're really nice either way.
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« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2006 12:41:45 PM »

I googled the pattern and found it on about.com. it suggested circular needles, but i just used regular old needles. it was just cast on with 40 stitches and k2 p2 the whole time. thanks Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2006 01:01:58 PM »

Hehe cute!! (Also I love ur avatar.... are you on Deviantart?) How beginner? When I was a beginner I didn't even know what p2 k2 meant!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2006 12:36:16 PM »

hmm well the other things ive knit are a few scarves that i never finished (haha) and a hat. my dad helps me out with some of the terms and stuff... hes pretty cool.

p.s. my deviantart is bad-haircut.deviantart.com, but i got my avatar from a different website (it doesnt have alot of other nice ones like mine Tongue)

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