Linen Stitch Scarf WIP

I have a lot of fingering weight yarn left over from different projects, and they really don’t go together, with the exception of a linen stitch scarf.  Here’s the yarn I’m working with. See?  Not really a matching set.  The purple/blue is from Allie’s dress, the brown is from a pair of socks I knit […]

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WIP: Doing Short Rows Correctly

Short rows is one technique that I sort of scoffed at.  Picking up wraps?  Who cares about the holes?  Truthfully, I didn’t understand the directions.  There I said it.  But, it finally clicked for me this week. I needed a small project to do, and Very Pink’s Learn to Knit a Spiral Scarf pattern was […]

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Wingspan Scarf: Completed

Yay!  My Wingspan scarf is finally complete!  I actually finished it last week, but I’m still proud of it.  Project details?  Here they are: ·         Size 7 24’’ circular needle ·         DK Weight Yarn, Noro Shiraito, about two skeins ·         Skills needed:  knitting and short rows, slipping stitches purlwise Pretty basic stuff, and if you […]

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Stumped, to an extent.

I hope that you all had a wonderful Easter!  I did.  I got to see how my baby cousin has grown, and spend time with my relatives.  During my day off on Good Friday, I even managed to get some good finds at GoodWill.  It does pay to check in there from time to time! […]

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The Barf Scarf

I have been morbidly curious about flounce-type novelty yarns.  I satisfied that curiosity when I bought a skein of Starbella from A.C. Moore on Saturday.  I then proceeded to knit what turned out to be what I think is an ugly scarf.  My husband said it looked like a pile vomit.  I think he’s right.  […]

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Revisiting a Pattern

Going back through my patterns, I came across a scarf pattern that I am working on that was one of the first patterns I got.  It’s the Skacel “Not a Celebrity Scarf (But it should be.)” Scarf.  I remember going into my LYS and admiring the sample scarf made in the pattern.  I had just […]

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