Friend's Scarf

So, I have a friend who wanted me to make her a scarf. This is my second for-profit project, and I think I kind of like making things for profit. Once again, it has some more cables! It's a diamond bobble cable pattern over a 13 st panel, with seed st on the side to keep it from curling. It took me the whole weekend, and I just gave it to her today. Thankfully, she liked it! I hope you guys like it as much as she did.

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MMario's picture

Nice! What 's the yarn, and what size needles did you use?

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philC's picture

That looks so great. I have so much to learn! It is all I can do to K1 P1 all the way across a row and end up with the same number of stitches on the needles that I started with.

Great job!

NonStopAndrew's picture

Idea: Just knit. Row after row, knit all the way across. Then purl every stitch for a while. Then go for a K1 P1 rib if you want. I think that you would still get the knowledge/skill from the rib, but it will be less frustrating to keep even. I never have liked them because they contract and while they are thick, they take too long for the amount of work.

crmartin's picture

Very nice, your cables look great.



TomH's picture

I like the idea of knitting for profit, too. It just doesn't seem to happen often. I guess I don't know the folks who are really willing to pay for the time spent. If you do ... I have three great shawls I'll sell!

YarnGuy716's picture

Nice work and a satisfied customer is always good promotions.

daveballarat's picture

Very nice... Oh god... I keep looking at such nice work thinking ... ahhh ... yes... next project ... I have sooo many next projects and ... of course, I haven't finished my current project...but I really do like the scarf.
Like one of the above comments, .... so much to learn...
Well done :)
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murfpapa's picture

Looks terrific!

Cairo's picture

Thanks everyone for all the nice comments! I worked REALLY hard on it, so it's good to know you can see how much work that I've put into it.
I made it with size 8 needles, with mustard color "Vanna's Choice" yarn. Yea, that's right; Vanna White has her own yarn! I think it's funny for some reason.
TO those of you having a trouble learning to knit, I definitely say to just keep practicing and trying new stitch patterns. Maybe you'd like to make a "sampler scarf" or something. I like to do little projects like that to try out projects... just a thought.
Thanks again!