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Scarf, Hat and Fingerless Gloves

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Whimsical, Casual
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What was your source for this knitting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Indian Summer Hat

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What materials did you use? Peter Pan Cupcake code 1674 - 50% acrylic, 50% nylon - lovely and soft to work with

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What are you most proud of? That I did not tear my hair out every time I purled when I should have knit!!!! I wanted to try Brioche for the scarf but it looked too difficult so I decided to cast on 25 stitches and do 5 knit, 5 purl etc for each row which gave it the horizontal rows - interesting - did not expect that. For the gloves I looked at a couple of designs and decided to do garter stitch for 3 rows for the top bottom of the gloves and stockinette for the main body. As I could not get on with the circular needles I did them on straight needles and then sewed them together with the same yarn. So after only knitting since July 2013 I am really pleased that I can make decisions about what stitches to use.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Keep count of rows and stitches and look at your stitches when you start a new row to make sure you are on the correct stitch - unless of course you are simply knitting and doing the garter stitch.....

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