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Trellis Scarf.



Again: a yarn bought a long time ago and intended for something else than I actually ended up using it for. I can't even remember what I was going to knit with it. I'm knitting this scarf with Garnstudio Drops Alpaca in shade #2925 rust. I used some of it for the Dessine Moi Un Mouton sweater, but that was only like 10 grams of the total of 7 skeins I had. Even though I can't remember the initial reason why I bought the yarn, lately I've been planning to use it for a scarf and when I came across the Trellis pattern I knew this was it. 

This scarf is one of those projects that aren't even in your Ravelry queue but when you see them you immediately know you have to make one. I mentioned earlier that I was knitting the striped crew socks and I spotted this design on the instruction page on the Purl Bee website. It was at the end of the instructions labeled as "Other posts you might enjoy" and I thought "Don't mind if I do!" And before I knew I had rummaged through my stash, dug up this yarn and cast on to begin knitting.


I enjoy knitting this scarf. I usually get bored repeating the same thing over and over again until the scarf if long enough, but with this design I haven't, at least not yet. It knits up amazingly fast: I was actually really surprised how long I had come in just a couple of hours. The design looks way more complicated than what it is: I first thought the floating strands were woven into the plain stockinette stitch scarf, but you actually knit the whole pattern as you go by slipping stitches and picking up the strand again. Oh, how I love learning a new stitch!

I'm a bit concerned about the CO edge starting to roll upwards, but I'm hoping it can be tamed either by blocking or adding a couple of centimeters of ribbing to the ends of the scarf. 

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  1. Löysin tänne ihan vahingossa ja yllätyin; täällähän onkin tutun näköinen ihminen.

    Hieno blogi, lisäsin heti lukulistalle!

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