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Choosing a knitting pattern is perhaps the most exciting part of knitting. It is the beginning. You can see the vision of the treasure you will create. There are a few things to consider before choosing your knitting pattern:
- your skill level
- purpose or person the project is for
- yarn choice
- seasons it will be worn in
- supplies and materials
- time investment
- completion deadline
Some projects require planning for acquiring supplies and materials or the time that will be needed to invest in the project. If your project is for a special occasion, like a birthday: when is the birthday? Take all of these factors in to consideration and try to keep your UFOs (unfinished objects) down to a minimum. Most of all have fun and make one for yourself!
Who will your next knitting pattern project be for? What occasion is it for or is it — just because? Which pattern will you choose….
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