Wednesday, September 22, 2010
At the Knitters Fair, a couple of weeks ago, I spotted a scarf on display that interested me. Some booth keepers at these types of events are very closed mouthed about their designs/ideas. But this particular booth person was very open and shared with me exactly how she had done the scarf.
And so, I did what I do best - I copied. Last week, when I arrived at the stop sign that was the puzzle about how to do the fair isle short rows in my 50th Anniversary Sweater, Laurie M gave me a great suggestion. She suggested I put my knitting in a time out. Good idea, Laurie. I started the scarf.
This scarf starts with a band of non curling knitting - I did seed stitch. Following that, the stitches are divided into thirds and knitted separately. Each third being knit with a different yarn.
I can just hear the teacher saying " My, you copy well."
Posted by Brendaknits at 8:57 AM
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Great idea....how long will you make it before braiding?
You're moving fast on that! Which is good, because a too-long time-out is a dangerous thing.
I should know! Don't copy me on that one. :)
I've seen the finished scarf to this pattern and it is very lovely! Enjoy!
Can I copy you?
That's so cool!! Can I copy your copy?
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