Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Needlework Tuesday - More Scarves

I accomplished two things this week with regards to needlework/crafting.

First, I caught up on my sky scarf. When we were busy with yard work in the late spring and all summer long, I really let this thing slide. At one time I think I was about 5 weeks behind. I was still writing down the sky conditions each day, but I wasn't actually knitting. I was just too tired at the end of the day to spend 4 minutes knitting up the row for that day. If I ever wanted to finish this scarf and not have it end up as an unfinished project, I knew that was going to have to change. So, the last few weeks I've been slowly catching up. I'm still not knitting every day, but when I do, I knit for longer periods and do several days in one sitting.

I purchased some additional yarn last week for this project. Two balls: one bright sky blue, the other white. I was afraid I was going to run out of both of these before the project ended. I figured better safe than sorry.  

Here's the latest photo:

Second, I also started another ruffled scarf. While I was waiting for the yarn to be wound into a ball at the yarn store, I spotted some yarn on clearance. My weakness! This one is Frill Seeker Precious Metal Light. It isn't as wide as the other yarns I used last week, so I'm finding it really hard to work with. The pattern I found on their website is different from others I've seen, so I figured I'd give it a try. The scarf is worked from end to end, across the length rather than across the width (if that makes any sense). I cast on 100 stitches and will knit 10 rows before casting off.

Here's the latest photo of that:

It's kind of hard to see because I've only complete one row so far. I'm not loving this yarn at all. Hopefully, that will change as I use it more.

That's it for my knitting week.

Needlework Tuesday is hosted by Heather over at Books and Quilts.


  1. Glad to see your progress on the sky scarf, I was wondering about it. I have finally made time to craft again now if I coukd just remember to do Needlework Tuesday posts!

  2. I haven't knitted anything for ages - should get my needles out! Thanks for your good wishes on my blog 1st anniversary! Hope you have a fantabulous week.


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