View Full Version : what to make first?

01-26-2007, 12:41 AM
Any suggestions for a very, very first project? I'm not sure where to start!

Jan in CA
01-26-2007, 03:24 AM
Have you done any knitting at all yet? It's usually a good idea to do something like a scarf or a dishcloth for a first project. You can learn how to do the knit and purl stitches, learn what the stitches look like, practice ribbing, etc. Just get a feel for knitting and get comfortable with it.

There are no hard and fast rules though. Check out the patterns at these links and see if something strikes your fancy. ;)

Knitting Pattern Central (http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com/directory.php)
Dishcloth Boutique (http://www.jimsyldesign.com/~dishbout/kpatterns/knitting.html)

01-26-2007, 07:28 PM
Welcome to the wonderful world of knitting.

I recommend an easy scarf too!! Have fun! :cheering: :cheering:

01-26-2007, 11:01 PM
I agree, choose some yarn you really like and make a scarf. For a SECOND project, I suggest making a Poncho - it's just two rectangles sewn together.