Monday, December 28, 2009

Purl and Plain

So my mom showed me how to do the two basic knitting stitches, plain and purl, the other day, and how to cast on, to start a knitting project. I think it's pretty straightforward, and I now have a scarf about a foot wide and an inch long. It's my third attempt, after messing up and having to pull it all apart and start over again. This time, though, I think it's working. So if I knit about an inch a day, I should have it done in a couple of weeks. Whether it will be wearable remains to be seen, but it will be a scarf and I will have knitted it. And that will be something else off my list.

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