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lauren313
10-08-2008, 10:18 AM
Hi everyone,

I'm Lauren, I'm a relatively new knitter, I can do some pretty basic stuff, would like to learn more in the future, but as it stands at the moment, I'm too busy to learn! (I'm a student nurse, most of my time is taken up with studying, booo!).

Anyway, my mum had a few balls of Patons Flower Garden yarn (I believe it's now discontinued), which she gave to me to have a play around with. I'm stuck for what to do with it! I figure it might make a pretty lightweight scarf for when the weather isn't too cold, but I don't quite know how to go about it. I've only really done nice thick, woolly scarves before.

Can anyone recommend something I might do with this yarn? I have about 260 yards to work with. I'd really appreciate your help! Thanks so much in advance!

Jan in CA
10-08-2008, 01:49 PM
How about a hat or fingerless mittens?

These are knit flat and will need seaming.
http://www.craftleftovers.com/patterns/fingerlessmittenduo.pdf

These are both knit flat and need double pointed needles. The DPNs are used for edging so technically you could do it w/o them I thin.
http://www.knittingdaily.com/blogs/patterns/archive/2008/08/08/motley-mitts.aspx

Knit in the round.
http://theloopweaver.blogspot.com/2007/12/knitting-pattern-susan-wristwarmers.html