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My mom and grandma instilled in me a love for making things. I remember learning to knit from my mother when I was about 7. I made the most awful slippers imaginable - misshapen and ugly, but I ...

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First Timer Shawl

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : First Timer Shawl
First Timer Shawl
First Timer Shawl
First Timer Shawl
First Timer Shawl

Pattern Description:

Even a beginning knitter can make a beautiful shawl with a delicate lacy look.

Those intricate and lovely patterned lace shawls are also notoriously challenging for the less experienced to knit. My feeble attempts have always been abandoned following the first couple of mistakes in the lace pattern. I have the greatest admiration for those who can successfully knit one of these stunners.

On the other hand, wanting to have that incredible look inspired me to create something much simpler. A shawl that less experienced and first time knitters can make.


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