Again & Again


Pattern:
Drop-Stitch Scarf by Christine Vogel
Yarn: Araucania Ranco Multy color 311
Needles: 3.25 mm bamboo straights
Size: 6.75″ * 56″ before blocking; 4.5″ * 105″ after blocking (flared ends are 7.5″)
Mods: Cast on 36

This is the third finished project to come out of my experiment with monogamy. It may also be the last for now, since the Xmas knitting list contains a few pairs of socks, which I know from experience I just can’t work on non-stop for the time it takes to knit a whole pair. So, there will most likely be a sock in my purse and one other project for my special evening couch time.

I’ve actually been a bit surprised by how good this little experiment has made me feel about myself, though. It seems like such a small thing, but it’s made me more focused and made me feel like I knit much faster than I thought I did (maybe more than I do, it just usually takes me so long to finish things). It’s made me feel like the endless list of things I want to make is manageable. Most importantly, it’s made me confident that the next sweater I start (for me! my own design!) will not take me seven months.

Soon to come: Action shots of the drop-stitch scarf, and perhaps a tale of the dyeing odyssey I hope to undertake this weekend.

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