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Topic: My First Ever Knitting Project...Completed!!  (Read 4912 times)
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kbauer
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« on: June 24, 2007 10:42:11 AM »

Hey Everyone. Well, I am extremely new to this site, so please bear with me. I wanted to show everyone the tiny purse I knitted my best friend for her birthday last month. I found a free pattern for it, a great yarn, and went to town. Also, it was my first attempt at knitting, period. I used my little how-to-knit-and-crochet book and different how-to-knit websites to teach myself how to knit. I am so proud of myself! I am currently working on the same purse, only a bigger variation, with the same exact yarn (I loved it so much!). It turned out much smaller than I expected, but my best friend doesn't like big purses, so it actually worked out pretty good. I haven't posted enough times to be allowed to post my actual pictures, so you can view them here:



Here's a close-up of the stitches:


Anyway,I hope you all enjoyed it! If you have any other free & easy knitting patterns you'd like to pass on, I'd love to see them! Have a great day!  Smiley
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Completely rainbow obsessed SAHM to 3 & hoping to add #4 to our family this fall!

Have old jeans, pillowcases, or t-shirts? I'll take them! I'm also always looking for the sleeves to women's long sleeved shirts!

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« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2007 11:09:22 AM »

that looks like the isabeau purse! it's adorable! https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=77317.0 there was a knitalong for this.

it looks awesome, especially for your first project!
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« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2007 11:16:56 AM »

Pretty.
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« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2007 11:18:49 AM »

That's really cute! Your friend is very lucky!
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« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2007 11:23:57 AM »

wow your very first!  excellent job!!  you should be so proud Smiley
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myklia
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2007 11:24:32 AM »

And my first knitting project was a lousy scarf with a few dropped stitches.  You are a fabulous learner and did a great job.
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« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2007 11:33:03 AM »

ooh so great!! congrats! Grin
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« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2007 11:54:49 AM »

How cute is that! What pattern is it?
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« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2007 11:57:59 AM »

wow! I hope my first knitting project is as successful (I'm currently just trying to learn the stitches... knit a little, rip it out, knit a little, rip it out... Tongue)

The colors are great, like cotton candy  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2007 12:31:33 PM »

Wow that's great for your first time!  I never made anything but rectangles for years!  Your friend is so lucky.
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I would love to do a personal swap!

(And I would trade anything I own plus a part of my soul, heck all of my soul, for some homespun yarn)
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