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Old 12-27-2011, 08:10 PM   #1
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My First Scarf and Hat
I did both of these this month. My very first time doing "ribbing" also my first time working with circular needles and double pointed needles.
My hat isn't perfect but I am pretty proud of both projects. Now I am currently working on my first pair of socks. I don't think I have done too bad of a job I'm so addicted now!
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Old 12-27-2011, 08:43 PM   #2
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They look beautiful! Welcome to Knitting Help!
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Old 12-27-2011, 09:29 PM   #4
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thanks so much! Nice to meet you both! I have just messed up my socks lol I thought I knew what I was doing but clearly I don't. I'll have to take it to the knitting store tomorrow and get help.
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Old 12-28-2011, 03:38 PM   #5
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thanks so much! Nice to meet you both! I have just messed up my socks lol I thought I knew what I was doing but clearly I don't. I'll have to take it to the knitting store tomorrow and get help.
Nice meeting you too! LOL on messing up socks, it's the story of my knitting life! Though I have one OTN and nicely progressing now, I have two different ones waiting to be unravelled and rewound to start over again. Sometimes I can figure out what went wrong and fix it, and when I can't I'll set it aside and rip it out later.

Have you taken a look at any online videos for knitting socks? These two are my favorites: for socks in general (awesome step by step class!); http://www.knitpicks.com/tutorials/K...L10071301.html and for short row heels; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zu5YAKsAEpY

Good luck with those socks, and welcome!
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Old 12-29-2011, 02:56 AM   #6
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First projects? OK, I guess I'll believe you. You are right to be proud of those.

I'm curious, what did they mean by "backwards" re: your purls. The way you wrap the yarn? If so, you're a combination knitter, I think, and that's just another way to knit.

Keep up the good work!
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Congrats! They look great. Good luck on the socks
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Oh, you've done lovely work on the scarf and hat! You're right to be proud of them both. Welcome to KH from a fellow addict.
Maybe we can help with the socks?
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You did a great job!
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These are beautiful! And you should be very proud of them!

I know you'll get the socks figured out, and we'll be seeing pictures of them soon, too.
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