Scarf of the Day: No. 30

Scarf of the Day: No. 30

Well I’ve done it, 30 days of Scarf of the Day posts.

It has been so much more work than I thought but I sort of got the hang of it. And I’m happy that I did it.

This last post is an extra long scarf that I knit with the Herringbone stitch. I saw it on Pinterest and loved it. The first pin I found was just a picture so I had to find a good tutorial to help me. This video from New Stitch a Day was the best for me. I’m very much a visual learner.

I had this big one pound skein of yarn that I wanted a pretty new stitch for. I love the Herringbone stitch and it is now my favorite and my go to one if I’m working on a new project.

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right side and wrong side

 

With this stitch there is a definite right side and wrong side as it is a two-row repeat. I used circular needles to accommodate the number of stitches I cast on and a couple of sizes up on the knitting needles to make it easier to knit the stitch.

This is more true to the color.
This is more true to the color.

This is one of my favorite scarves and I love how warm it keeps me because of the dense stitch in the fabric. It also looks really cool because of the way different shades of green are variegated throughout.

 

Well this is my last Scarf of the Day post. It’s hard to believe that I made it thirty days and that I have that many scarves to share with all of you. Thank you all so much for reading.

How did your 4 day weekend go? I got back to my knitting and started something new.

Scarf of the Day: No. 29

Scarf of the Day: No. 29

I finally got back to knitting today, finished up a pair of gloves and started a shawl.

The scarf today is a fabric one, covered with purple and pink flowers. It’s different because there is elastic sewn up the middle so it bunches up. It’s nice and light, especially in this cold weather. But we hit 50 degrees today so YAY!!

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Not a long post today so I can get back to knitting.

Can you believe that there’s only one day left in November?

Scarf of the Day: No. 28

Scarf of the Day: No. 28

I spent most of the day listing new items in my Etsy shop.

It takes up more time than I think it will. I also struggled with figuring out how to get the pictures onto the computer so I had to call my dad. But it all worked out in the end.

I made this scarf when I had first started knitting. I loved the yarn because of the fall colors.

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It was when I had first started so it’s thin. I cast on 20 sts. and knit in garter stitch.

How did your Friday go?

Scarf of the Day: No. 27

Scarf of the Day: No. 27

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

It is very late but I’ve been busy all day with Thanksgiving.

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This was my dinner plate. Yummy!!

Today’s scarf is a simple green, aqua color.

I’ve never really used this one that much but my mom had this dress that matched it really well. So it’s basically been hers.

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Hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving and that it all went well.

Scarf of the Day: No. 26

Scarf of the Day: No. 26

Today’s scarf is the last one I got from my trip to Italy. As I blogged about in this post and this one.

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I love this one because of the color. The orange and gray look so good together and that why I was drawn to it.

The first time I wore it I even got a compliment.

Today I baked my apple pie and I think it looks great, I just have to wait until tomorrow on the taste.

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How has your Thanksgiving prep gone?

Scarf of the Day: No. 25

Scarf of the Day: No. 25

Today was filled with baking in my house. We’re getting ready for Thanksgiving so we made 6 pumpkin cheesecakes.

No they’re not all for us. My dad and brother are each taking one into work and one is for the neighbor. We’ll still have an extra, just in case.

I also made the double crust for my first attempt at a homemade apple pie. I’m too tired tonight to finish it, so first thing in the morning.

Now to why you’re really here, the scarf of the day. Its another cowl.

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It’s an arm knit cowl that I made when I made my blanket, in my very first blog post.

I like it but don’t wear it that often. As you can see I have very many scarves and some get less attention than others.

How have you been getting ready for Thanksgiving?

Scarf of the Day: No. 24

Scarf of the Day: No. 24

The Lovers Knot.

I found this pattern on Pinterest when I was trying to find a pattern to use on this big skein of yarn.

I knit it about two years ago and here’s an Instagram pic from then when it was just a ball of yarn.

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I liked this stitch because it was easy and repetitive. It was nice because my mom was sick at the time and it kept my hands busy without having to pay too much attention to it.

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The pattern goes,

Cast on an even number of stitches

K1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog over and over and over

You repeat this row until it’s the length you want.

It’s a nice open knit but still keeps me warm in this cold, windy weather.

Do you have a go to stitch you like to use?