Tuesday, March 20, 2012

knitting 101...

no, no, no...
this is not a knitting tutorial, silly!:)
but i AM taking my first knitting class this morning!!!
and i'm really excited.
(note to self...PLEASE don't give up a week later!)

i've always wanted to knit.
actually, we did learn a bit...thanks to my mom and sister.
but it never really clicked with me,
so i decided i need official lessons.
PLUS...i keep thinking i'll have a sweet little knitting group
like the ones in Debbie Macombers Blossom Street books.
(still living in the clouds:)
and they do say knitting is good for you...
with my class coming up, it's made me curious.
what are other people knitting these days?
what do i have to look forward to making when i get the hang of this?
here's what i found...

 people are apparently making "tree warmers".
hmmm...very cool, but i think i'll pass on this one:)

i could knit a cute outfit for my mini cooper....NOT
 OR i could knit a bus cover...


 BUTTER...that's what i'll knit!
way less fattening you know!

no, wait...
i'll knit a TANK cover!!!
what the heck?:)

okay, okay...what would i really like to knit someday?
baby outfits!
but what if it turned out like this...
 (so funny:)

seriously, i like these...
 a little shawl.

 a chunky, soft cable knit quilt.

 sweet, simple baby hats.

i would like to keep my ballerina outfitted with leg warmers.
and yes, they do wear them:)


 and EVERYONE would love these next leg warmers...
ballerina or not.

 a super soft, chunky scarf.
 i could make my own cool bracelets!

 and you better believe my grand babies will have these...
how SWEET!:)

okay...off to class.
have a great day!!!!!
Suzanne

7 comments:

  1. Good Morning Suzanne Sweetie...
    Oh what fun. I wish I lived close by and was going with you. I have had several people try to teach me, but I have been told that I have two left hands, and they have sadly given up on me. I would love to knit. I can't wait to see what you learn. Please keep me posted.

    Oh and whatever you decide to knit, I know the girls are going to love them. Have a glorious time sweet friend. Many hugs and much love, Sherry

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  2. How fun! I have tried knitting many years ago and it was so hard for me. I did a little better with crochet but don't do any of it now. Love the baby hats! hugs, Linda

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  3. Good luck! :-)

    I'm dying to learn to knit. I've even bought the supplies, I just haven't quite gotten brave enough to start (mostly because I don't want to fail, if I'm being quite honest).

    PS -- Hearing Honey Bee while I typed this comment made me smile!

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  4. Oh boy Good Luck to you!I say that because for some reason I could never get the knitting thing.LOL.I can crochet but not knit.Maybe you will pick up some secret trick I have been missing lol.

    Happy Spring!

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  5. Oh how fun you are actually doing it! I am so excited for you....would love a Deb Macomber group too! Those books are so fun! Knitting is fun and so therapeutic too! So many pretty yarns and projects. Love, love the baby hats!

    Hugs

    Kathy

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  6. Oh my gosh, you found some crazy knitting pictures and some really cute ones...the babies are adorable. I've thought about learning to knit but then I spoke to myself and said Nahhh. Maybe one day. Have fun!

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  7. Whoever said that warmers cannot be used for cars is definitely wrong! Those knit-covered vehicles look cute and snugly! I’m sure that Cooper will not feel cold during the winter season! [Dante Mallet]

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