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cnit
04-21-2007, 10:35 PM
Hi - I am a new knitter. I am so happy to find this forum as I do not know any knitters yet. My hubby surprised this afternoon with a skein of Catskill hand dyed Merino wool from the farmers market. They evidently dye with only natural substances. I would like to try a hat that looks a bit more professional than the first hat I knitted:(http://www.headhuggers.org/patterns/kpatt05.htm) The wool is so pretty I want to do it justice.
This would be the 2nd hat I have ever knitted, Any suggestions for a beginner? In the meantime I am waiting for a longer circular cable to come in the mail from Knit Picks for my first afghan.
Otherwise I have knitted a garter stitch scarf and a cable knit scarf.

cnit
04-21-2007, 10:40 PM
Thanks for any suggestions and really nice to meet you. Have a great weekend! Carol

BinkyKat
04-21-2007, 10:52 PM
:happydance:
Welcome to KH Cnit! This is a great place to get tips, learn, and just talk about crazy stuff in life besides knitting!
My biggest tip is to check out www.knittingpatterncentral.com
They have TONS of free patterns to get you going on projects until the next millenium!
Have fun and see you 'round!
:hug:

auburnchick
04-21-2007, 10:52 PM
Welcome!!! :waving:

cnit
04-21-2007, 11:00 PM
Thanks for the website and welcome! Carol

snowbear
04-21-2007, 11:36 PM
HI, and welcome! :hug:

Jan in CA
04-22-2007, 12:19 AM
Welcome to the forum!! :cheering:

dustinac
04-22-2007, 12:29 AM
:cheering: Welcome to the forum :happydance:

orcoastknitter
04-22-2007, 02:03 AM
Welcome to KH :waving:

nadja la claire
04-22-2007, 02:55 PM
Hi Cnit, Welcome :waving:

Definitely go to knittingpatterncentral.com or www.knitty.com and www.knittingforboozehags.com and click on free birds.

Post some pics of your work.

:muah: :hug:

Nadja xxx

DreamWeaver
04-22-2007, 03:30 PM
Welcome :hug: