Thursday, October 27, 2011


Remember that single crochet, back loops only scarf I started a while back? I finally finished it. I had actually forgotten about it and couldn't remember if I'd used an H or an I so I just finished off the row I was on and called it done.

The finished size is 5 1/4" x 54". It's heading to Knit Your Bit for a veteran. Working in back loop only gives it a nice bit of stretch. I was pleased with the finished product.

I also finished the wool scarf I'd begun. I used Lion Brand Fisherman 100% pure virgin Wool. I had an 8 ounce skein and was able to make the scarf and hat with a small ball leftover. I began and ended the scarf with a row of dc. The rest of the scarf is straight sc through both loops. It should be quite warm.

The hat is adult size. Finished size is 5" x 65". It's part of the Crafting for a Cause effort and will be going to Native Americans in Pine Ridge, South Dakota.

Both of the above scarves were very easy on the mind and fingers. I have a number of patterns that I'm itching to try though so I'll be finding something a little more challenging for my next project I think.

Happy crocheting!

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