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Old 01-10-2006, 07:14 PM   #1
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My First Scarf (And First Knitting In GEneral)
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...

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Old 01-10-2006, 07:25 PM   #2
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Your scarf looks great! I love the colors and the patterns in the yarn. Looks pretty good for a first project--my first project was a poncho. I cast on 40 and was knitting away for days. Then I realized I kept picking up stiches and had over 60! I had to frog the whole thing and start over. :(

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Old 01-10-2006, 07:54 PM   #3
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By the time you get to the end of the scarf, I bet you'll be able to see improvement in tension as you go. It'll be a great learning experience--you're on your way!!
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Old 01-10-2006, 07:57 PM   #4
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It's looking great! Pretty colors, too. When you finish, you can just weave that end in with a yarn needle.
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Old 01-10-2006, 07:59 PM   #5
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Great job, and beautiful colors.
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Old 01-10-2006, 08:05 PM   #6
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You go!! Great job, and I your yarn choice.
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Old 01-10-2006, 08:28 PM   #7
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I like the colors you chose! It looks wonderful!

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Old 01-10-2006, 08:33 PM   #8
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Your scarf looks great! Keep up the good work

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Old 01-10-2006, 08:48 PM   #9
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:D great work! and welcome!

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Those colors are GORGEOUS!! What yarn are you using? (That's required information, you know! )

That looks REAALLLLLLY even for a first project.....GREAT job!
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