Monday, February 7, 2011

Did I tell you I learned to knit?

My mom was patient with me the week after Christmas and taught me how to purl (because I roughly knew how to knit) and taught me an easy way to cast on, and viola!! I can knit!! I haven't yet attempted anything with yarn overs or increases yet...but here is my show and tell!
My very first swatch.
my first scarf
my neckwarmer/cowl...when you are a crocheter cables intimidate, but knitting them is EASY!
a skinny scarf
hearts square
an owl square...it's a little sloppy but it was fun.

Gosh it feels good to learn something new!! Have you learned something new too? Do you want to? What is it?





3 comments:

  1. I've got that on the list of things to do too...right after I finish getting caught up. :P Seriously though I'd love to learn just because I really want to branch out into Tunisian, and I know it's a blend of both, so I thought it would help to know all three. You look like you're doing pretty well for just having learned! Congrats on expanding your talents.
    Noelle

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  2. Your talents are astounding and what a great job on your first knitted items! Keep it up :)

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  3. Good job, Jen - you've knit a LOT of stuff!! :)

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