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blueroses
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Posted - 11/30/2003 :  10:07:51 PM  Show Profile Send blueroses a Private Message
I knitted up a neck warmer (like the turtleneck of a sweater without the rest of the sweater attached to it) for my husband to wear under his motorcycle jacket after he complained that I never knit anything for him. It took all of about 30 minutes using some leftover bulky yarn and circular needles. You can wear it around your neck or as a headband covering your ears. That in itself wouldn't be postworthy except that this week I saw the same thing in a gift shop for - get this - $45. I know a lot of us probably see things all the time for sale and say "I could knit that," but $45?!!! Give me a break! Anyway, my husband was quite happy with the results and it's a good way to use up some odds and ends of yarn.

mokey
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Posted - 12/19/2003 :  11:29:51 PM  Show Profile Send mokey a Private Message
If it's machine knit, mass produced, I wouldn't pay that much for it. But if I had to knit one for sale, I would probably put $45.00 as my asking price.

Monika

"There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness." Gandhi
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senorafarrell
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Posted - 01/12/2004 :  2:39:39 PM  Show Profile Send senorafarrell a Private Message
Finger puppets!

Free pattern can be found as "puppers" in the archive of www.knitty.com.
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