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Topic: My First Cable Scarf! (link to pattern)  (Read 1980 times)
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PosiTori
« on: February 10, 2011 09:46:57 AM »


I only learned to knit about a month ago, and I decided to take a stab at cables! I had a stash of chunky yarn lying around and I figured it was time for a new scarf. I used Kiersten Brandt's Backbone Bookmark Pattern (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/backbone-bookmark) and thought it would look awesome as a scarf. I used size 11 needles and the scarf ended up being a good 6" across. It's Perfect! Not bad for my first stab at cables! I also wasn't sure if I liked my yarn choice after I started knitting with it, but it's really starting to grow on me.  I used two skeins of Premier Yarn's Serenity Chunky Yarn and it's super soft and warm  Cheesy


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Sinjah
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2011 10:22:38 AM »

That is incredibly pretty! I love the colors!
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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2011 09:08:31 AM »

Looks great! I actually love the yarn you chose, it striped up perfectly Smiley
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PosiTori
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2011 07:09:35 PM »

Thanks!  Smiley

It's amazing how yarns can be dyed and calculated to break up so evenly. 
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« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2011 11:20:50 AM »

You did a great job!  I love the colors.
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KnitMeg1
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2011 04:41:42 PM »

I can't believe you only learned to knit a month ago! Great job with the cables...it turned out great!
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mrskatylady
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2011 11:47:15 AM »

I love the colors!  I turned out great. Smiley
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Jane2
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2011 04:29:32 PM »

I thought I had commented here (maybe somewhere else?).  I have copied this pattern, to print when I next get a free printer. Can hardly wait.
I DO have chunky yarn - in a solid colour - that I'm sure will look almost as good as yours.
Great work!
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