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Hoopskirt Scarf


Here is the knit Picks Hoopskirt scarf (free pattern) I used Swish Bulky in blackberry i think.

It is for my mom and i am sure she will love it, since:

(a) it was made by me and she thinks the world of me, or almost as much as i think of her, and
(b) it is nice and soft, and her neck is very sensitive.

(c) she loves purple

I am sure she will love it in spite of the fact that i did a HORRIBLE job on it. There are so many mistakes!!! I also did a lousy job blocking it. :-(

This pattern involved lots of p2tog-tbl, which was such a pain!! I never really got the pattern memorized and had to read the pattern for every row for every one of the 12 repeats!! It was NOT mindless knitting. So while it is a pretty scarf, it was not really fun to knit it up.

Nevertheless, I actually am thinking of making it again since it is such a pretty scarf....In some Comfy Bulky in pomegranate, but i will try doing K2tog -tbl in stead of p2tog tbl, just to see how it goes. Purling TBL is such a pain, altho if you slip -slip (knitwise) first, then slip them back and THEN p2tog tbl, it is much easier.

Here is Hugh, enjoying some scarfage.



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Comment by Amy Green on December 15, 2009 at 8:46am
It looks awesome to me!! Besides, some very wise knitters once told me that imperfection makes perfection! Love the baby as well!! I definately want to order one of those....lol
Comment by Soyun Park on December 15, 2009 at 4:58am
What a beautiful scarf! Lovely color and texture! Really great job!

Soyun.
Comment by Phyllis D. Wright on December 14, 2009 at 10:00am
Scar turned out quite good but not as good as Hugh. Mom is going to love it. I know I would.
Comment by PickleSue on December 14, 2009 at 9:00am
I htink it looks fantastic!! Nice job!
Comment by NoKnitSherlock on December 14, 2009 at 8:24am
I bet if the scarf is gifted w/baby Hugh .... she will love it even more! ;)
It's looks fab & your Mom is going to adore every single stitch!!!
~Susan xxx
Comment by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on December 14, 2009 at 6:25am
Jenny,
The scarf turned out very nice... inspite of p2togs-tbl. --S

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