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knits_for_preemies
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Posted - 09/12/2007 :  2:02:44 PM  Show Profile  Visit knits_for_preemies's Homepage Send knits_for_preemies a Private Message  Reply with Quote

What yarn do men like to wear for scarves and hats on those cold fall and winter days?

I would like to knit hats for my husband and adult son--both outdoors types...tramping through the woods or running/walking for exercise.

Any suggestions? Pattern favorites are welcome as well.

Thanks,
Barbara

www.southernfriedknittin.blogspot.com

purlthis
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Posted - 09/12/2007 :  3:45:31 PM  Show Profile  Visit purlthis's Homepage Send purlthis a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Again, 1824! I love that wool! I did a basketweave for my husband. I think there's a pic of it on my blog if you go back far enough.

Rachel
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frenetic@charter.net
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Posted - 09/12/2007 :  5:12:51 PM  Show Profile Send frenetic@charter.net a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I love Manos. I made a scarf for a friend of my DS and he loved it. I made my son one out of Rowan Tapestry--another hit.
Sharon
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marjotse
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Posted - 09/13/2007 :  02:29:31 AM  Show Profile  Visit marjotse's Homepage Send marjotse a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I made my husband a hat out of Noro Silk Garden in a muted colourway and I have some Malabrigo in stash for a scarf and especially that malabrigo is probably going to be a hit I think.

Marjolein

my photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/98299499@N00/
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knitz2
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Posted - 09/13/2007 :  09:01:08 AM  Show Profile  Visit knitz2's Homepage Send knitz2 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Tonalita by Trendsetter Yarns (52% wool, 48% acrylic, hand wash) now comes in a colorway of black and shades of gray .. called Smoke & Ash, color # 2397. so far all my male customers have liked it.

Keep knitting, this too shall pass.
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