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Old 06-21-2007, 02:25 AM   #21
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For me...probably a tie between a really awful fun fur scarf with contrasting (!!) acrylic as a base or one of several horribly botched sweaters- more due to fit or bad shaping.
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Old 06-21-2007, 02:27 AM   #22
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The ugliest thing I ever knitted was the sock I just ripped apart! It was way too wide in the foot. I don't know how that happend as I followed the pattern to a T! I actually cried out of frustration as I tore out each stitch, but I can't stand it when a project is not just as I think it should be- perfect! It was my first sock so I can forgive myself. I plan on starting over tomorrow and may ask for help here if I need it!
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Old 06-21-2007, 02:46 AM   #23
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This is the ugliest thing I've ever knit:

It's the pattern I don't like. It's from a phildarbook and they've got really weird sleeves. The bottom of the sleeves are (always) to wide. It was only my second sweater, so I didn't notice untill it was finished. Now I know it was the pattern, not me, because all those phildar sweaters got those ugly sleeves. I'm still trying to find the courage to frog it.
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Old 06-21-2007, 03:27 AM   #24
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Oh Leike!! If that's the best example of 'ugly' you've got, then your set. I don't actually think it's all that bad. Maybe you could just destination row it and redo the bottom of the sleeves instead of ripping the whole lot out, cause it's quite cute really!

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Old 06-21-2007, 06:58 AM   #25
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The ugliest thing I ever knitted was this terrible pair of slippers for my sister. She showed me a pair that my grandmother had knitted for my grandfather (which were pretty ugly, too) and wanted me to make them "just like that!" I told her to go pick out some yarn and she came back with Homespun. I guess I should have gone with her. Anyway, I ended up double-stranding the Homespun, which was in a wholly unnatural purple/brown/green colorway with a pink wool. They were hideous!

Needless to say, she loved them.
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Old 06-21-2007, 10:44 AM   #26
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Ugliest thing? The big beret that was so popular a few seasons ago...I decided that I knew better than the pattern (I clearly didn't) and made some adjustments.

It's also a very ugly tan color. And it's Red Hearts Super Saver.

It rather looks like a mushroom when I try to wear the thing. But it was my very first attempt at the magic loop, so I have it in a box, under some yarn, for reference.


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Old 06-21-2007, 11:42 AM   #27
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my first, like, 10 scarves using 3 kinds of yarn at a time. too much fur, pom poms, and glitter.

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Old 06-21-2007, 01:15 PM   #28
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That blue sweater is cute in theory - I like the buttons and the off-center opening.

The worst thing I've knit so far was my first sock - I just didn't like it and the ankle portion was too short bc I was being impatient and wanted to get to the hard part lol.
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Old 06-21-2007, 03:33 PM   #29
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That Martha Stewart poncho with Homespun that I knitted for my sister was refused. It's in the bottom of a box. It came out big enough to fit a giant.
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Old 06-21-2007, 04:22 PM   #30
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I use novelty yarns to make hair falls - they look cool for that ;-) I've used them for some punky kind of stuff, but I laugh every time I see a 'classy' pattern that's supposed to be knit in some kind of eyelash monstrosity.
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