View Full Version : My knitting so far.....

01-14-2010, 08:12 PM
I haven't knitted much but here goes ;)

My first project was this hat, knitted on Dec 27th 09.
When I casted on for this, I was hoping it would fit my 3 yrs old son, but since I had never knitted before with more then 1 color, and had no idea how to weave the floats, the back of the pattern is sooooo tight that it could fit a Baby Born doll ! LOL :)


Then I made this hat from Unspun Icelandic Lopi and it fits me woohoo ;o) Made Dec 29th.


On Dec 30th I made this one, that actually fits my 3 yrs old son hehe :) The hearts on the hat didn't come out very clearly, but I like it and my son loves his hat :)
Got the pattern from this page (http://carissaknits.blogspot.com/2007/07/preemie-hats-for-charity.html)


On Jan 4th I made this one for my 7 yrs old son, using this pattern (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/ellens-knit-hat)


Jan 6th I finished this one for my niece, still don't know how to weave the floats in but it fits a grown up lol :)


Then on Jan 9th I casted on for the Potato Chip Scarf (http://www.knitpicks.com/cfpatterns/pattern_display.cfm?ID=50355222&medid=RAV#) and I finished it the next day....not the greatest pic but you get the idea :)


Thank you for taking a look at my work :)

Jan in CA
01-14-2010, 08:58 PM
Those are great, Gerda!

01-14-2010, 09:11 PM
Thank you so much :) :)

01-14-2010, 10:35 PM
They all look wonderful!

01-15-2010, 06:09 AM
Thank you :)

01-15-2010, 09:31 AM
Wow! You got LOTS done!! Everything looks awesome! Love all your different hats!

01-15-2010, 09:59 AM
Very nice!

I only ever used ONE color when I started...for a long time...and still don't like changing colors, so I admire your first project very much!

01-15-2010, 12:59 PM
Thanks guys :)
I'm trying to tell myself that I can knit a sweater for my 3 yrs old son....but I'm afraid to try it.
Anyone know of any easy patterns for a winter sweater ?

01-15-2010, 02:25 PM
[They all look great :thumbsup: Your son is a cutie pie!

01-15-2010, 02:38 PM
Hey, you've been busy. You are doing great. Keep it up!

01-15-2010, 04:04 PM
Wow Gerda, you've been on a roll!!! Very nice work! I love every pattern you chose, and the colors! Good job!

01-15-2010, 05:35 PM
Thanks all so much :) Just casted on another very colorful hat for my youngest son, hope to finish it tomorrow :)

01-21-2010, 12:47 PM
They're all very pretty. Nice job!!

01-22-2010, 01:08 AM
Wow, that's a ton of finished product in a short time! You rock! Thanks for sharing. They are amazing. I waited quite some time to do more than a color or two in any project. I was a big chicken. You're awesome.

01-22-2010, 07:56 PM
Your work looks great. I love the colorwork :) There's a bunch of nice easy patterns for sweaters. Making baby/child sweaters are the best way to start. Are you on Ravelry? That site is a great source for patterns. You can also get some easy patterns from sites like lionbrand.com or here: