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laceys
11-02-2005, 02:23 AM
I am stumped here. My sister is turning 17 soon and I would like to make her something. The problem is...I have no clue what to make.

Anyone have any suggestions as to what to make for a teenager?

Thanks

AidanM
11-02-2005, 02:51 AM
There are several cute cloche patterns floating around the 'net for free, if she's into hats.

Maybe a nice felted purse with a few goodies in it?

Uhm..it really depends on what she likes, I guess!

KellyK
11-02-2005, 08:15 AM
Cozies for her portable electronics? I could have used some knitted self esteem when I was 17!! :roflhard:

Danielle
11-02-2005, 06:11 PM
If she is into purses, I would suggest a felted purse, like a booga bag. (http://www.blacksheepbags.com/booga_bag.html)
I love mine!

laceys
11-03-2005, 11:36 AM
Thanks for the suggestions... I may have to try out a booga bag. And hey, if I don't think its what she needs then I will have to keep it for myself lol!

Stonington
11-03-2005, 02:20 PM
MMM I was thinking bags too.. my daughter never seemed to have enough lol some girls love shoes she loved bags.

cheesiesmom
11-03-2005, 05:31 PM
A shrug. They seem to be all the rage right now. And there are free patterns for them all over the place.

CateKnits
11-03-2005, 09:22 PM
I'm about to turn 19 (two weeks! lol) and I've been really into scarves and hats for the last couple of years. Everyone's been giving me scarves for my birthdays for years...I'm going to attribute that to being born in November. :P
I appreciate it so much more now that I'm living in frigid New York. :shock:

BinkyKat
11-03-2005, 10:21 PM
How about fingerless gloves/wrist warmers? they look purty hip 17 or not. :thumbsup:

Jan in CA
11-03-2005, 11:05 PM
Those long skinny scarves are very in right now! Just check out any of the stores. ;)

Virtuella
11-04-2005, 10:13 AM
I dont know what climate you live in, but here at my place a headwarmer is cool!