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Old 01-16-2007, 08:27 PM   #1
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hi amy, just found your website and loved your videos as i'am
a visual when it comes to knitting. i love to knit. i also love to crochet but the needles seem to have taken control. i haven't been knitting long and just recently branched out of rectangle knitting. thats where i need major help. my seems leave alot to be desired and i havent figured out dpls or circulars yet. just like my username i'am at loose ends when it comes to my knitting, but i'am loving it and i don't give up that easily. i'm from nevada. i'm on a leave from work at the moment so i'm just playing with my needles alot. i'm glad to have found this site. i hope to get alot of advice. looking forward to meeting lots of new friends.
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Old 01-16-2007, 08:31 PM   #2
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Old 01-16-2007, 09:44 PM   #3
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Welcome! This is definitely the place to come with questions. Don't panic about circular or double-pointed needles - they aren't as hard as they look, but they have the added benefit of making you look super-talented!
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Old 01-16-2007, 10:59 PM   #4
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hello, loosends! welcome.
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Old 01-16-2007, 10:59 PM   #5
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Old 01-16-2007, 11:02 PM   #6
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Welcome to the forum! It'll all come together with practice!
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Old 01-17-2007, 09:04 AM   #7
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welcome! I suggest you try circs before couble pointed needles b/c most people find it easier...just grab a pair of circs, watch amy's video, and make a tube of some sort--just for practice. You'll get it!
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Old 01-17-2007, 09:19 AM   #8
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Welcome!!!!! Like my DH used to tell his sculpture students "Just do it, do it all the time." It does get easier. Circs are easier than dpns just because you don't have all those needles in the way, but once you get used to them dpns aren't hard at all. Keep with it!!!!! Happy Knitting.



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Old 01-17-2007, 04:50 PM   #9
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oh thank you all for the nice welcome. i'm really excited about being here. you all seem very nice and are going to be of great help. i'm off to a great start this year already. so far i have finished 3 beanies and 2 scarves. yeah!!!!! i want to learn how to make socks really bad. i'll get there though. i'm working on 2 more beanies now and have way too many ufos. thanks you all. looking for to chatting with u all. listening to everyone and what they are working on keeps me inspired.
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Old 01-17-2007, 05:24 PM   #10
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Welcome! I'm a newbie here too. I've been knitting for about a year but I just joined this forum today. I was also a crocheter for a while.

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