Here's a shot of what I've done so far on my first ever knitting "adventure."
You can see where the first rows of edges look pretty bad, and then I was told how to "slip a stitch" to make them look better. I also have a couple of mess-ups here and there, but hey — it's my first ever knitting!
It's supposed to be 50 inches long and I'm right about 14 now, so only THIRTY-SIX more to go! I also have to learn what to do with the starter thread where I first began to cast-on...