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mquiltn1 05-18-2013 06:25 PM

Patterns for beginners
 
any ideas for a project for a beginner knitter?

N0obKnitter 05-18-2013 09:56 PM

http://m.allfreeknitting.com/Dish/gr...rite-dishcloth

GrumpyGramma 05-18-2013 10:33 PM

What do you want to make? Are you wanting to jump in the deep end and try something like a sweater, maybe something a little easier like a hat, or something small and useful to practice on and still have a usable item at the end? You can search ravelry.com for easy projects within any category.

mquiltn1 05-19-2013 12:46 AM

i am not ready for clothing. but would like make something useful.

GrumpyGramma 05-19-2013 12:53 AM

The dishcloth pattern N0obKnitter linked to is a good one. It can make a dish/wash cloth or go bigger and make a triangle shawl or a square blanket. It's a good basic pattern to get acquainted with. I'm at that time suck ravelry.com right now looking for a pattern for a hat. They have tons of wash cloth patterns that can be made larger for whatever square or rectangular thing you want. There are scarves too, generally popular. Have a look around and see what catches your fancy, you can ask anything about it or for help here of course!

Jan in CA 05-19-2013 01:22 AM

Bottle and cup copies are good, too. I use my hand knit dishcloths a lot.

nonny2t 05-19-2013 08:05 AM

I think the dishcloths are a great idea. A scarf can be easy too as you can do pretty much any stitch or combo and use any yarn to make a scarf.

GrumpyGramma 05-19-2013 10:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jan in CA (Post 1377618)
Bottle and cup copies are good, too. I use my hand knit dishcloths a lot.

Cozies? Autocorrect? :mrgreen:

Jan in CA 05-19-2013 12:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by GrumpyGramma (Post 1377635)
Cozies? Autocorrect? :mrgreen:

Dang. :doh: Yes cozies! :lol:
Here's a few easy ones-
https://andrewrau.wordpress.com/2011/12/03/cup-cozy/
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/libr...offee-cup-cozy

I want to make this one for me!
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/libr...ffee-cup-cozie

GrumpyGramma 05-19-2013 12:31 PM

I want to do the owl cozy too! I did a dish cloth pattern with the cabled owl and was surprised at how easy it was.

I thought the clarification of cozies mattered because of the OP's request for beginner patterns. I think a lot of us simply read what you meant. If/when I get to post from something other than my laptop, I wonder what my autoincorrects will be. :mrgreen:


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