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#1 of 5 Old 05-04-2005, 04:03 PM - Thread Starter
 
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nak........
every idea i have had for gifts has fallen through-need size 36 needles (really), can't find them around town, have to order. not enough time to make some other items i would really like to make. any quick-to-knit items (with cotton or wool, worsted weight) you can recommend to a beginner knitter?

wanted to add, these would be for my mom and for my kids homeschool co-op teachers. nothing fancy, just quick and cool works .
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How about a cozy of some sort? Here is a wine bottle one:http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter04/PATTwinecozy.html
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I'm making these for my mom. They're going pretty quickly.

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Perfect! Thanks SOOO much guys!
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Click on the link in my sig - I made the boa-like scarf as my first project. You just take 2 balls of eyelash yarn (one rainbow, and one coordinating color) and knit it together on size 13 needles until it's the length you want it. I dropped stitches like crazy, and you could never tell. As a rank newbie it only took a few days, if you're more experienced I bet you could whip one up in a few hours.
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