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Old 10-01-2009, 08:16 PM   #1
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I need ideas...
Alright, so I don't have a lot of money to spend on Christmas this year, so I have decided that I will possibly knit somthing for some of the people on my list. I have ideas for most of the people on my list. The only person I'm having trouble with is one of my teenage guy friends. What should I knit for him? He likes soccer, and singing, and acting. I just need some ideas of what teenage boys like.

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Old 10-01-2009, 08:56 PM   #2
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Young guys are particularly hard. They want to look cool and things like an iPod cozy may or may not be cool. Do you live in a cold climate? A scarf or hat can be used by anyone. If you give us some detail like that we can probably come up with patterns a little easier.

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I live in Minnesota in the USA, so yes, It does get pretty cold here in the winter. He really isn't a normal sort of boy. He does liston to music and such, but he does not have an i-pod or and music player. He doesn't have a cell phone ether. But I do know that he is a soccer nut, and anything that has to do with soccer he'd more then likely think is cool.
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Knit caps are really popular right now, perhaps one that has a brim even? (I know I saw a pattern out there somewhere... just can't remember where...) You could possibly make one that had a soccer ball kind of pattern... but... that might a little too over the top even for a soccer loving teen ;o)

I would personally go with a beige/grey/brown/black knit hat. Something simple and ribbed.

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Maybe a hackeysack ball? Or make 3 and call them juggling balls:

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I was going to suggest a beanie hat. Most guys like hats - especially living in a cold climate.

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