Thursday, November 11, 2010

Too close for comfort!

Another one and probably the last scarf in a long time. This one came about because I had to replace my old, well worn Winter scarf. The yarn is the same one I used for my sister's lace scarf, Schulana Merino Cotton DK weight, 2 1/2 skeins, about 75 grams. Needles US 3, 47 inches long.
I wanted a dense stitch pattern. I used Brioche stitch caston 200 stitches and knit round and round and round until I ran out of yarn.....well came a bit too close.
The first go at casting off showed I did not have enough yarn, painfully I took the castoff out plus one additional round, I did make it but barely...the tail is a scant inch. The rest are snips from the ball joins. The tail on the top is still attached to the last castoff stitch.

Too close for comfort

Here is a closeup of the scarf to show the stitch pattern, because of the nature of the Moebius both sides right and wrong show on the same side. It is nice and stretchy to go over my head to wrap twice around the neck with ease. Done with scarfs for now!

Brioche stitch


fleegle said...

Oh, that is so pretty!

Cheryl S. said...

Oh, that's lovely! And at least you didn't waste any yarn.