Pattern: One Row Scarf
Started: Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Finished: Saturday, December 29, 2007
Colors: Bijou Blue
Needles: Size 8US Brittany straights. I found out that these didn’t fit into my Piddleloop bag very well! One more reason to use circulars :)
I had 2 minor issues while knitting this scarf.
First, Miss Charlie LOVES wool yarn!!!
As you can see, she decided to pull out the scarf and make a nice bed for herself. Now, at first I didn’t really have a problem with this. I knew I’d have to roller off the hair and wash the scarf, but that’s not very difficult. However, when I went to knit on the scarf again, I realized I had a small amount of yarn attached to the scarf…and the remainder of the ball was lying at the bottom of the bag all by itself! I know, it’s very bad for cats to eat yarn, but I’m sure she didn’t eat much. I think she was more interested in sleeping on the lovely soft yarn.
My second problem came when I was binding off on Friday night. As I was getting the the last few stitches, I realized I didn’t have enough yarn to complete the bind-off and weave in the end. So…I had to undo what I had done and tink back the previous row. I decided to leave this little problem until Saturday.
I have a bunch of pictures from December that I need to post, so hopefully I will get them up by the weekend! Here’s to a fabulous 2008!!
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Lovely scarf – with a ready made fan club!
Wishing you a wonderful 2008 and I love the snow :o)
Oh look at the cat, its so sweet.
And also to your Fabulous 2008.
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How pretty – both the scarf and the model. Sissy is fascinated by yarn, but so far, hasn’t eaten any…
Miss Charlie has very good taste; the scarf looks lovely.
Wow, it’s so pretty! I bet its warm, too….
Pretty, pretty! I love that color.
She is just too cute all curled up on your scarf. I think she needs a cat blankie knit from Malabrigo:)
She’s so cute laying there. I can’t blame you for not getting too upset. Why do our cats do that to us? ;) The scarf turned out awesome.
Beautiful scarf, congrats for finishing. Kitty is definately making a plea for something simliar, but probably won’t mind if it is of a more washable nature.
My cat Purrcy has a special affinity for Moss Stitch – he is all over anything that I knit in that texture. Little front paws kneading and everything. Maybe I should teach him how to knit…
Your scarf turned out beautifully.
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