Thursday, January 29, 2009

Finished! My So-Called Scarf

Three posts in 2 days? You lucky, lucky faithful readers you!

I just finished the My So Called Scarf I started back in August of 2007. Yes. It did take me a year and a half to knit one measly little scarf. I'm going to claim it's because it's so soft and luscious I didn't want to finish knitting it. Yeah, that's it.

Apparently, I have thus far failed to blog about this scarf. Oops. Ravelry link to my project here.

Yarn is Malabrigo worsted, in Autumn Forest. I used about a skein and a half, I think. Cast on 30 stitches, as per the pattern, and knit until the scarf hung to my knees when draped around my neck. I'd probably make it wider if I made it again.
Used Knit Picks Options, size 11.

It's an incredibly easy stitch pattern to memorize, what with it being the same two rows repeated ad infinitum. Perfect for the T or watching TV or reading a book, if I remember to use my book stand. But it's not particularly boring. It IS hard to fix mistakes, though.

I'm looking forward to wearing this for the first time tomorrow!


estherknits said...

I am just knitting Saartje's booties, and now the left strap (second one) is confusing the hell out of me. I got the first one to work with a stroke of luck, but he second bootie's giving me trouble.

can you suggest how to do the cast on with 2 strands, or another practical way of attaching the strap?


estherknits said...

Thanks for the comment back!

I like your blog.