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Simple Lines Scarf.


First of all, thank you for all your comments on my previous post! For some reason I'm not able to reply to the comments, every time I try the whole site gets stuck. Which sucks. But I really appreciate them all. It was nice to hear that you guys feel the same way about knitting and I really love the mutual support in the online knitting community, the love spread between people is just amazing! 

This scarf has been on my needles for quite a while, and no wonder, after a quick calculation I came to the conclusion that I have knitted 85.624 stitches and gone through 1 kilometre and 272 meters of yarn to get this thing off my needles. Definitely worth it if you ask me. This will be something I will love and cherish for years to come. 

The pattern is from Temple of Knit website and is freely available. You can also find it via Ravelry. 


I used baby alpaca silk blend yarn for this scarf, which is immensely soft and gives the fabric a nice shine. I continued knitting until the scarf was about 200 cm long as the designer suggested, instead of 160 cm that the pattern originally instructed. I also casted on 2 more stitches than was supposed to, 154 instead of 152. This was just a mistake I made, and didn't feel like starting over again since it really didn't matter.

The scarf is so lovely that Luna is using it as a pillow at this very moment as she sleeps next to me while I'm writing. 




Yarn: Drops Baby Alpaca Silk # 8101 light grey
Needles: 3.0 mm

Comments

  1. That is really lovely. Such a practical knit, and one you'll be wearing for years and years, I would bet. I haven't knit a scarf for myself since I first started knitting, but every year I wish I had one. Maybe this will be the year I do it!

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    1. I love scarfs but knitting them always takes me a long time, but it's always worth it in the end. This wasn't the most exciting knit there is but I'm sure I will wear it to bits. Good luck with your scarf knitting!

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  2. I love this color. I literally want to knit every pattern you knit 😅

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    1. Haha, the same applies for what you knit! :)

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  3. ooh, this scarf looks so wonderfully cozy, and I love the clean lines of it. Like a really zen sort of knit! Beautiful.

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    1. Thanks! I've been wearing it a lot ever since I got it off my needles! It was definitely a zen knit, almost borderline boring at times, but definitely worth all the hours put into it!

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