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Striped Scarf.


I have actually finished something! (Actually I finished it already a week ago but only now had I time to take the photos...) And just in time for the cooler September weathers. This scarf is now officially the only project I finished during August. I hope I'll have more time to knit (and blog) during this month as our life with the new baby is now finally starting to become more routine and I'm slowly getting the hang of this whole being-a-mom-thing :) Can you believe the baby is already one month old?

The pattern for the scarf is called L.1 by Antonia Shankland and it is available for free via Ravelry. I changed the Stockinette stitch to moss stitch (elongated seed stitch) because I didn't want my scarf to start curling. Another small modification I made was to leave out the fourth color and use the color B for the ends instead. 


One more thing: I ended the scarf with 4 rows of color C followed by 28 rows of color B instead of the last 3 stripes in the original pattern, because I ran out of the sea green yarn and didn't want to buy a new skein only to knit some 30 rows with it...



Shibui Knits free pattern
Yarns: Drops Alpaca, color A #7323 aqua gray mix
color B #607 light brown and color C #2923 goldenrod
Needles: 4.5 mm


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