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Old 02-20-2006, 02:48 AM   #1131
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Do you have a pattern for that stethoscope cover? That sounds interesting, and I bet I'd never lose my stethoscope....

I don't have a pattern...I just kind of winged it. I knitted a very long narrow rectangle and and then just sewed the edges around the stethoscope with the same yarn. Then I weaved a string of the yarn through the top around the arms so it doesn't slide down & so I can untie it to slide it off and wash it when I need too.

I had fallen in love with this yarn that I just had to have with no project in mind (I'm sure NO ONE here can relate with that :!: ) It's made by http://konabay.com/yarn/yarn5.html called Sizzling. It is ssooo soft! And it's fluffy so you don't really see the stitches and you can't tell where the seam is which I like. I think a chenille type yarn would be nice too. I'll take a picture of it and post it when I get a chance.

I hadn't had a cover for my last stethoscope and recently had noticed that I was hearing a lot of diminished lung sounds and then discovered the hole in my tubing . So, I figured I'd protect my investment a little longer this time and of course have an excuse to knit!

I am going to make one for a friend this week so I'll try to pay more attention but I'm sure you could wing it too---just let that creative child run wild! And you're right...I never lose my stethoscope now!
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Old 02-20-2006, 11:29 AM   #1132
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Hi . I have been lurking as a non-member for about a year, then decided to become a member last month. I have only been knitting for a little over year but absolutely love it.
I am a musician as is my husband and I teach private lessons as well as perform.
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Old 02-20-2006, 11:34 AM   #1133
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Glad you finally jumped aboard , like the rest of us newbies
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Old 02-20-2006, 05:08 PM   #1134
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I love this website, where I'm at here in Maryland not many people knit, we have more that are only into sewing. This is a great place to get many answers for questions I've always had!

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Old 02-20-2006, 08:19 PM   #1135
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New to Knitting
but I seem to be a Natural
I learned from a plastic laminated cardboard thing I found at a UPS store
Turns out the instructions showed me how to knit in the back loops, so all my Stitches were twisted
but I stuck to it enough to make a Dozen or more scarfes for Christmas / Soltace Gifts.
Then I got a Illustrated book that showed me a LOT of neat stuff
and I learned what I was doing wrong

Since then I acta]ually Knit freehand a Doll with clothes for my Kids School auction, and a Bunch of Balls and toys for kids, and created a Bunch of off the cuff patterns for myself

I am REALLY digging this

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I am a mother of 3, and I have NO life
all my time is spent knitting, caring for my kids or my Mom
or sometimes helping a friend with her cleaning buisness, or helping the school with activeties or trips
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Hello, I'm new to this site. What a wonderful place. I'm a crocheter who has picked up knitting needles for the occasional eyelash scarf but have never really gotten into anything hard. I bought the Learn to Knit book by Debbie Bliss in early January and knitted the pieces for the child's sweater with the slash neck for my 4 year old daughter. I've been staring at the pieces because I couldn't figure out her instructions to put them together. I found your site because I was trying to find someone to tell me how to do that. I picke up the pieces yesterday and played with them and I think I figured it out but it's nice to have a place where you can get your questions answered. I do know that I need to learn how to do the continental method. It reminds me of crocheting. The video is awesome and it doesn't look as hard as I thought it would.

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A big THANK YOU from Vermont
I cannot tell you how excited I was to stumble upon this website. Your videos have been INCREDIBLY helpful. I have just started knitting and anxious to try things other that scarfs and your videos have given me the confidence to try!
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Hi all!
After almost a year of lurking in this great forum, I thought I would finally introduce myself. I taught myself to knit from an old McCall's Knit/Crochet Encyclopedia. My mom gave it to me- it's where she learned how to knit when she was younger. I've finished a few little things- a couple of scarves, a hat, a felted Lopi tote bag and a Clapotis. I just got a huge order from Knitpicks (LOVE that place!) and I'm just starting my Clapotis #2. I don't have a digital camera yet (I know, I know, I'm behind the times) so I probably won't post a lot of pics. I usually will get my pics developed on a disc so when I do have pics, I'll be sure to share! :D
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