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 […]Read More Linen Stitch Scarf WIP
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 […]Read More WIP: Doing Short Rows Correctly
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 […]Read More Wingspan Scarf: Completed
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! […]Read More Stumped, to an extent.
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. […]Read More The Barf Scarf
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 […]Read More Revisiting a Pattern