Thursday, April 28, 2005

My first post! Ooot! Ooot!

Like so many, when I first learned to knit I started with a swatch. It was lovely, greatly admired and absolutely useless. Loved it, left it, went on with life. Read: went to the barn.

Horse people are, among other things, fanatical. We pay inordinate amounts of money for things that really should be cheap, but see...they put a horse on it, and then

My second knitting endeavor was going to be a garter stitch scarf. But it was summer, I was hot, and eh...I got scarves. I ran across that swatch again and realized that if I made one really big, folded it over, sewed it up, crocheted a cute little chain handle *Bam!* I'd have a wash mitt. It was so much fun that I did it again in stockinette.

And 2x2 ribbing. And seed. I did not, however, learn how to properly sew up seams. As a matter of fact, I still haven't...

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