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Old 07-29-2010, 10:19 AM   #1
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My very First FO
I just started knitting about 3 weeks ago, thanks in part to this website.

This is my very first FO a simple garter stitch scarf using Lion Brand Home Spun! The yarn was pretty hard to work with at first but I got the hang of it.

I am soo excited! I can't wait to make more

my boyfriend was kind enough to model the scarf for me! I know it looks short on him but he is 6'7"
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Old 07-29-2010, 11:17 AM   #2
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Nice finish (and cute boyfriend!) !!

That yarn is tough to work with, but the end results almost make it worthwhile.

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Old 07-29-2010, 11:31 AM   #3
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Great job ... I love the color you used!

There's nothing like the feeling of finally completing your first knitting project!

Keep up the good work!
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Old 07-29-2010, 11:47 AM   #4
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It looks great!

Yeah, we don't usually recommend that type of yarn for new knitters, but you did a good job.

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Old 07-29-2010, 11:50 AM   #5
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Congrats on your first FO. YOu did a good job. Homespun is a bit challenging to work with but makes nice finished articles. I recently knit a prayer shawl in Homespum and it was so soft and cuddly! I really like to end results. Keep knitting and good luck!
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Old 07-30-2010, 07:40 AM   #6
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Congrats!!! Using Homespun for your first project and sticking with it? Wow ... that yarn never gets easier for me to use because it "catches" so easily. But the results are very soft. Great job!! What's next?

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Old 07-30-2010, 08:01 AM   #7
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Congratulations! Very pretty scarf -- love the color.
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Old 07-30-2010, 09:32 AM   #8
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Thanks for the encouragement!

I am almost finished with a small bag that I started two days ago. I just need to knit the handle.

I think I have a problem, I knit way too much
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Old 07-30-2010, 10:29 AM   #9
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Great job especially using Homespun for the first time. Welcome to the addicted to knitting club!
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Old 07-31-2010, 05:39 AM   #10
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You're on a roll, girl! Well done! Good idea to work on short projects - you get to finish them far sooner than the longer ones.

That is one good boyfriend you have, modelling for you.

Continued happy knitting!

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