I was surprised to see the message that I had never posted to the forum before (thought I had .
I've been knitting for just over a year now. Some of the first items I made were placed in the donation box, because I just couldn't bear to throw that much work away. Poor yarn choice, lack of experience, etc. just led to items that were just unwearable for me. Had more luck when knitting for others.
I love this craft! KIP at any opportunity. Currently only have one WIP and I'm really struggling with it (Knitpicks bow tie pattern for my DH). Size 1 needles, fine yarn (KnitPicks Palette), and the shaping. Whew! If it's not done by Father's Day, maybe I can shoot for Christmas!
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