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erika
02-16-2009, 05:44 PM
Hi. I am new to knitting but I have already learned so much from this website, I love it!
What would be a good first project for a newbie?

Thanks!

Sknitter56
02-16-2009, 05:50 PM
Hi, Ericka...and welcome
For a good first project that's easy and useful, I'd suggest some cotton dishcloths. They're small and you can learn many different stitch patterns, plus they're great in the kitchen! I love my cotton dishcloths. The yarn is inexpensive, also, so that's another good reason. Go to www.knittingpatterncentral.com (http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com) and you'll find hundreds of dishcloths to try. Happy knitting!

Marria
02-16-2009, 07:31 PM
You could also make a scarf. That's what I did when I was first learning.

Another great thing to learn from is making a patch afghan. You can do one with multiple squares in different pattern stitches.

Quiltlady
02-17-2009, 12:47 PM
I think a scarf is a good place to start. Have fun!!:knitting: :knitting: