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Old 12-13-2005, 11:37 AM   #1
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new knitter with some questions...
Hello all,

I am learning how to knit from this site...but I am the kind of person that needs inspiration when I'm beginning a I have a picture here... That is the address to a kate moss picture site, the link will take you to a page with some some pics of her, two of which she is wearing a scarf. I am curious as to what kind of pattern, or stitch this is and also what kind of yarn was most likely used?? I want to knit a scarf similar to this. Any advice would help...feel free to email me, also, i went to a knitting class, didn't find it very helpful, but the recommended me getting a size 9 bamboo circular needles? I find the bamboo is kind of stiff to work with as far as the knit doesn't move very smoothly on it....should I just go ahead and get regular metal needles? Thanks hope to hear from someone soon. If there are any knitters here from MI let me know! K.
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Old 12-13-2005, 12:04 PM   #2
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Kate's scarf looks like a basic garter stitch scarf, in which you'll knit every row until the length desired. Also looks like a bulky or heavy worsted weight wool yarn, probably knit on 13s or 15s. Here are a bunch of yarns you can choose from. I'm just guessing but I'd say cast on 15 stitches or so and knit, knit, knit. This would be a great beginner's project!

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Old 12-13-2005, 12:16 PM   #3
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Looking at the pic, it looks like 2 strands of worsted weight held together and knit garter stitch on size 15 needles. Probably 15 stitches wide but no more than 18. Have fun with it!
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Old 12-13-2005, 03:37 PM   #5
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Also, if you don't like bamboo, by all means go to metal. I prefer metal, as do many knitters--much slicker.
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