Thursday, November 22, 2007

the ripple scarf - extended!


I finally admitted to myself that the grey ripple scarf was too short and i wasn't going to enjoy wearing it, so after some counting of waves and rows and weighing of leftover wool and some calculations I came to the conclusion that I could add 5 more waves in the opposite colours! Of course I never wrote down what size hook I used for the base chain and rest of scarf so I had to try out a few different sizes, it didn't help that i lent some of my hooks to friends who are starting on the granny squares! is it just me or is the 1st row into the chain a real pain!? in the end i got satisfactory gauge and from there it was a doddle. the seaming isn't perfect, but the way I wear the scarf you can't see the seam, you just see the pink end peeking out from underneath the grey and i have to say i love it! I even got a few compliments on it!

7 comments:

Pheelya said...

What a neat idea!! It looks great.

Péitseoga said...

thanks!

Laura said...

I love the scarf - it's so cute!

Allison said...

I have to say, I'm impressed by it. I'd like to do a ripple scarf, but when I do I'll have the ripples going the other way (across not lengthwise :-))

My Best Friend Calls Me Martha said...

very clever! love it!

PattieJ said...

very nice!

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