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Old 04-06-2013, 10:52 PM   #1
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Hello, I was just wondering what everyone thinks are the MUST HAVE items in your closet would be that is knitted. I'm talking all kinds of knitting. Wraps, shawls, scarfs , hats, mittens, shrugs, socks, etc.

Be as specific as you want for example if you think a circular shawl is a must have for every knitter to own then say so...

I'm honestly not sure why I'm asking this except for the fact that when I googled I couldn't find anything. I guess this is just for fun
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Old 04-06-2013, 11:08 PM   #2
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Old 04-07-2013, 12:08 AM   #3
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KnittingPretty312,
Funny that you ask that question.

hmmmm I think in the 8+yrs I've been knitting I've only knitted myself a scarf. Everything I knit is to give away.
But I plan to start knitting some stuff for myself in the near future.
I want to wear/show off some nice stuff in the fall and winter.



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Old 04-07-2013, 12:26 AM   #4
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I actually wear very little knitting although I do have a few sweaters and scarves I've worn occasionally.

I also use dishcloths and I make hats for charity, but these are not in my closet. I've also made lots of baby gifts.
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Old 04-07-2013, 01:46 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by GrumpyGramma View Post
Socks.
Socks and more socks!
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I have a bulky knit, zip-up jacket that I can't seem to live without. It goes over other sweaters and it always goes with me on travels. When one finally wears out, I make another in a different color combination.
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Old 04-07-2013, 08:51 AM   #7
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Great question!

I have a light zip-up jacket in bulky yarn that gets a lot of wear, as do the various hats I've made. I just finished a cowl, which I expect to use much more frequently than all the scarves in my closet.

I made a pair of worsted weight socks this past winter just to see if I could (I can, but I don't much like it); however, they are probably the only socks I'll ever make. So as you can see, socks are not on my "must have list," especially since I didn't find them (even in the heavier yarn) to be warmer than the mohair socks I can buy.

Things I would like to someday have in my closet include a convertible, a light cardigan, and a "favorite" sweater.
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Old 04-07-2013, 03:45 PM   #8
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Hats, and scarves, definitely, in this knitter's closet, because it gets very cold here! Cold enough that mittens don't work, so hands go in leather gloves. I will probably give socks a whirl, too.
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Old 04-07-2013, 03:55 PM   #9
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I give up, the temptation is driving me crazy. From the first time I saw this, I've wanted to say: In a knitter's closet? Come out! KIP! (knit in public)
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I have a gray and black entralac scarf that Amy knit for me about 6 years ago. I wear it 3 seasons out of the year. When I leave the house without it, I feel underdressed.

Hats are also a biggie in this house. We always have a bunch of hand knit hats in the front closet.
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