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« on: April 23, 2004 09:50:41 AM »

Well, here it is!  My very first completed project.  It looks more snake than scarf, but I am going to try blocking it this weekend to see if that will help.  If not.........well I guess I have a lovely wool snake to wear around my neck!  Roll Eyes


This scarf was really easy.  The pattern was given to me by my knitting teacher Kristin Spurkland @ Yarn Garden in Portland, OR.

It was done on US #8 Needles with Lions Brand Worsted Wool in "Woods".  The pattern is as follows:

CO 20.  K3 Rows
*K3, P14, K3
*repeat from here to desired length.  I used the whole skein of yarn.

When you reach the end then
K3 Rows

If I did this again I might do more garter stitch on the outside edges or maybe a knit row every 10 rows to keep it from being so snakey!

Then again, maybe it will be less snakey after blocking.
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« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2004 04:34:41 PM »

Lovely! I love that yarn, it looks so rich and wintery! Even if blocking doesn't stop it curling, I think it looks great the way it is - like one of those thin scarves that seem to be everywhere this autumn, here in the land downunder.

I'm envious of you being able to perl, I've tried it a number of times but can't get it right. I think I may be forever doomed to knit only garter stitch!  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2004 06:21:32 PM »

I'm envious of you being able to perl, I've tried it a number of times but can't get it right. I think I may be forever doomed to knit only garter stitch!  Wink

you could always try knitting in the round - then you could knit every round, but it still ends up looking like stockinette stitch.  Wink (but i'm confident you will master purls eventually!)

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