I finished my first ruffled scarf today a simple feat really that took me more months than I should admit to get this completed. Early in February I enrolled in a knitting class to learn to knit we made several dish clothes and the last class we were to pick a project. Well several people were making these lovely scarves and in a matter of 2 hours were completed so I decided that would be my project.
Well today many months later it's done, not because it was difficult to make, but it was my go to piece when I needed quiet time, or my warm up piece when my hands were too sore o work with anything else. I unraveled it numerous times, most by accident, the piece slipped off the needles more times than I could count. I dropped the piece often due to numbness in my hands and picking it up resulted in lost stitches. It was comical at times me attempting to catch the piece in mid-drop nearly poking my eye out with the needles. The finished scarf is 58 inches long I used size 10 (U.S.) needles and cast on 8 stitches.
I made a second one and completed it before this one was half done, and gave it to someone that admired it while I was working on it. This one however has been neatly folded and put away for cooler days. I love working with this yarn/fiber and plan to begin another in the lovely seabreeze color which just brings to mind, summer days, white clouds in a blue sky and sparkling waters in the ocean.
Knitting with larger needles and this loopy yarn is great therapy when my hands and fingers are having bad days. After a few rows of working with this I can better hold smaller knitting needles or a needle and thread.
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