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pauly81
09-10-2006, 08:43 PM
I have been looking on the web for simple begainer patterns on straight needles. It seems like all the patterns are on circular needles. I make lots of scarves. I feel I am in rut....... Please help!!!

psammeadred
09-10-2006, 10:25 PM
http://www.cometosilver.com/socks/SockClass_Beginning.htm

This is Silver's Sock Tutorial - if you can knit and purl, you can knit socks. And DPN's (double-pointed needles) are just one straight needle after another. Socks are WAY easier than they look, portable, faster than sweaters, and great to wear.

Try it!

Shandeh
09-11-2006, 03:12 AM
You should check out the Lion Brand website. I really enjoyed using their patterns when I was first learning to knit. You can search their patterns by difficulty level, finding all the beginner patterns.


Click Here! (http://www.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/patternFinder.fcgi?search=Search&searchText=&craft=Knit&cost=%2Fstores%2Flionbrand&categoryKey=&edition=1&size=&searchType=0&publisher=&search=Search)

mwedzi
09-11-2006, 04:27 PM
There are lots of beginner patterns out there. We can probably give you better advice if you tell us what you are interested in making. A bag? A sweater? A hat? A belt?

I understand your fear of circulars, but there is really nothing to be afraid of. I'm a beginner, too, and was nervous about using circulars. Really, there's nothing to it, I promise.