Finished my first knitting!

It took a while, was not that productive and speedy, but hey, I finished my first knitting! The scarf is ready. Almost 3 meters long and I'm happy with it.

I've added a picture so you can look at it. And when you are in Holland this winter and see a man walking with a long scarf and a big smile on his face: that's probably me :-D !

Now I started my second project. Much more difficult I guess, but also a great challenge: I'm knitting socks for my wife. This video about Warren MacNeil was also inspirational to me for choosing this project, you might have seen it, but if not, this is the url: (also made the needle holders, they're great).

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ronhuber's picture

Great looking scarf and good luck with the socks.


scottly's picture

Good job and I love the color. What yarn did you use?

Thanks! It's 'Studio' from Lang Yarns.

Bill's picture

Thanks, Wouter.
I enjoyed that Warren MacNeil youtube video!

You're welcome.

cacunn's picture

Very nice looking scarf. Welcome to the group. Be careful sock knitting can be addictive. They are fun to knit and a hand knit sock on your feet are great.

The difficulty in knitting socks is more hype than actual. If you have questions ask there are people here that can help.

Well, I'll see. Working on the cuff now, I'm enjoying doing that, just the beginning.

Well done on your first project. It's just perfect protection against those North Sea winds.

Thanks, you are definitely right!

michaelpthompson's picture

Congratulations! That's a great looking scarf. And don't worry, if you can do 3 meters of scarf, you can do socks, especially with all the support you need around here.

"All knitting is just one stitch at a time."

Thank you. And that socks, we'll see. When it's worth it, I'll post a picture.

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Great scarf. And you'll do just fine with socks. Any questions? Ask here. We'll gladly help.

Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

cacunn's picture

When you get to the heel of the sock check out this video

It is a baby sock but it cover all you need for turning a heel with a flap.

good luck