- Pattern — Mine
- Project Type — Shawl/Scarf
- Project started — 2023-01-12 W
- Percentage complete — 8 % (estimated)
- Worked with — 3.75mm hook
- Yarn(s) — 2 skeins Red Heart it’s a wrap rainbow, foggy color. 55% Acrylic/45% Cotton; 570 m, 150 g each. Est 1140 m total.
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I was gifted this yarn in a swap, it’s not one I’d likely choose myself for a variety of reasons. Probably not the smartest to work this colourway in mid to late winter, but it’s letting me play with marls without having to think much. I work each color shift to completion and swapping cakes for longer repeats. It’s providing lots of ideas!
Decided that this was not really working as I wanted it to. The yarn is nice. I like the pattern I designed. They do not go together. I have another design idea for the yarn that I think will work better.
I was surprised when I took it out to photograph this morning to discover it’s much further along than I realized. It didn’t feel like I’d made much progress. I’ve definitely messed up this third section, often working in pattern (maintaining the rib) instead the pattern (always working the same front/back post stitch pattern) that…
At coffee this morning N asked me what it’s going to be when I was done and M thought he’d make a funny remark quipping “it started as a scarf and now it’s suddenly a sweater” … they both looked at me and were surprised when I smiled and shrugged. After further prompting from the…