Knit one, Purl two

I took up knitting as a hobby shortly after my daughter was born and have since been knitting scarves till the cows come home. My first scarf, for my husband, came out so uneven because I dropped a few stitches as I went along. We still keep that scarf so we can have a good laugh once in a while. I have recently moved into the more complicated hat pattern and have one successfully finished and sitting in my drawer. My mother-in-law is an expert knitter and can make an adult sweater, in some very complicated pattern, overnight – I kid you not!

The two above (one still in progress) will be for my daughter’s preschool teachers. They are two wonderful women and I wanted to show them my appreciation for taking such good care of my daughter while at school. I am almost finished with the second scarf, which is made out of fun fur, and plan on giving it to them on Valentine’s Day.

What do you think, am I ready for sweaters yet?


4 Responses to “Knit one, Purl two”

  1. 1 Lisa~~ February 3, 2006 at 1:32 pm

    The new header looks great! I am just learning how to knit and I have the ability to add stiches! How I do this, I have yet to figure it out!

  2. 2 Kim February 3, 2006 at 6:19 pm

    I give you all the credit in the world for being patient enough to learn how to knit.

    I love your new header! Great job!


  3. 3 Nicole February 3, 2006 at 6:42 pm

    Love your knitting! Just started my own blog too. Please check it out when you have a free moment

  4. 4 rubyiscoming February 12, 2006 at 2:35 pm

    Ok, you are a rock star! I just started knitting this month (just got purling down) and I can’t wait to be at your stage 🙂

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