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post #1 of 11
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I started knitting when we first started TTC and have a nice small collection, I put all my knitting stuff away after we didn't conceive after 6 months and hubby got deployed. I got to visit him last month and now i'm here!

 

here's the pic off of Ravelry, 

Kanoko Pants by Yumiko Sakurai,

 I have knitted around 3 pairs already...

 

 

post #2 of 11

These are so awesome.  I really, really wish that I could knit.  I've tried several times and have made it halfway through a scarf once, but I get overwhelmed and sidetracked and end up with nothing to show for it.  Anyway, I can't wait to see the finished product.
 

post #3 of 11

Those are adorable!! Another one here, that wishes she knew how to knit!!! Someday, I will learn how to!! 

post #4 of 11

Do you have a link for that pattern. I'd love to improve my knitting skills and those look really cute.

post #5 of 11
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Originally Posted by Lynann View Post

Do you have a link for that pattern. I'd love to improve my knitting skills and those look really cute.

they are def very cute! that's why I made more than one. You need a free ravelry account to get the free pattern, here's the link...

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/kanoko-pants

 

planning on starting a "Hunter's Vest" today... def need to work on the bootie collection though.

post #6 of 11

Those are adorable!  I don't knit but I do sew.  I am excited to make some things for this little one.  We will find out if we are having a boy or girl though so I will probably wait to make things.
 

post #7 of 11

Those are so adorable! I'm a knitter too and I'll probably start knitting soakers after I finish knitting Christmas gifts this year. I'll have to put that pattern in my queue, thanks for sharing!

post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by amyknits1076 View Post

Those are so adorable! I'm a knitter too and I'll probably start knitting soakers after I finish knitting Christmas gifts this year. I'll have to put that pattern in my queue, thanks for sharing!

I decided to knit a beanie instead :P... but speaking of soakers, what patterns do you recommend, that's next on my list. 

post #9 of 11
Nice looking britches!

I sew but I don't knit. My mom, on the other hand, is a knittin' Nana. Is that pattern knit in the round? She has never figured out how to do that. She has knit probably 25 wool shorites and longies for my two kids and my sister's baby. I just have to pick the yarn and set her to it!
post #10 of 11

those are some nice looking pants - and comfy too!

 

I don't have time to knit much myself but my mom is a knitting maven. I think I'll give her that pattern and am definitely on the lookout for other cute items to send her way ... otherwise we will end up with a dozen acrylic blankets, which would be thoughtful but not as fun as a variety of clothes etc. I think I will buy yarn so I can control the fiber content (cotton!)

 

I found this pattern on the same ravelry site and absolutely love it. DH and I have a thing for birds and owls would be a fun direction to go for a gender- and age-neutral theme. We aren't all matchy-matchy type people but need some direction to channel our whims.

 

 

Is the cat included?

 

Right now I'm working on a cross stitched picture frame for my BIL and SIL. Their first is due in Oct but we just found out her membranes ruptured early (35 weeks, so not too scary) so they are rapidly on their way to meeting the little babe!
 

post #11 of 11

Oh man, those are so cute!!! 

 

I don't knit, but think it would be great to pick up. I started to crochet a bit (needed to crochet the cap for the Waldorf dolls I made (one for DS and one for my niece) with my DH) but didn't get very far with it.  I'd like to do more crocheting and knitting, especially since it's more "mobil" than sewing (like I could take the project to do in the car, in front of the TV, etc. if it was simple enough).

 

I sew, and have a few winter projects already on my to-do list (one is a quilt for camping made with denim and felted sweaters) but would like to at least do some nice sleepers for this new babe.  You know the kimono style with the elastic at the bottom?  I loved those when DS was a newborn.  The nice, bamboo ones are expensive and I think that I could get some nice fabric and do my own for way less since it seems like a simple pattern. 

 

Love this thread...I'll be looking for ideas and am looking forward to seeing everyone's creative side.

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