Monday, April 19, 2010

Simple Lacy Scarf



This Simple Lacy Scarf was a fast, fun easy project. I finished it in two evenings while watching TV. I used the yarn (Suri Dream) and needle size (15) indicated in the pattern. I was initially surprised by how fuzzy and thin looking the "Super Bulky Weight" Suri Dream was, I didn't realize from the picture how open the weave would be. So although it is not exactly what I expected, I still enjoyed the project.

Suri dream is fuzzy and fluffy. The fluff can make it easy to miss stitches, as they sometimes stick to each other as your're knitting. I learned early on (see mistake below) that I should count the stitches every few rows to make sure I was still on track.


The mistake is circled in blue.

This project went so much faster than my lace weight lacy scarf is coming along. I'm expecting to finish that project in 2015... (I do try to do an inch or so between projects...)


The project curled, but it was easily blocked. Of course, if you wear this scarf tied around your neck, and it gets wet with snow, it will reform in a curled position!


Pre- (left) and Post-blocking (right)

This scarf was warmer than I had expected. It turnted out so long that I wrap it around my neck doubled over three times. It ends up looking like a cute cowl over my jacket.


4 comments:

  1. That's very cute, esp. in the color you chose. I'm thinking maybe I'd add a stitch repeat or 2 to make it wider if I make it. (Came here from Ravelry.)

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  2. Awesome :)

    I was thinking that if I were to try this again I would make the scarf shorter. It is a tad bit too long for what I'd want to use it for. I think that making it wider would serve the same purpose.

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  3. Is it possible to get this scarf pattern? It is super nice.

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    1. Unfortunately the pattern appears to no longer be available on the KnitPicks Website. I searched for the pattern on Ravelry and there was no link to where it may have been moved. Since it was available as a PDF (rather than written on a web page) it is not possible to use some web archive to retrieve the pattern.

      This is too bad because I was thinking of making another one someday...

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