Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Noro scarf

Yarn: Noro Silk Garden x 3 50g balls. Colour: 226

Source: Shipston Needlecraft

Pattern: Free from "Sheep in the City", available here.

Needles: 6mm circs

Vital Statistics: Length: 210cm; width: 11.5cm

Started: 1st Feb
Finished: 4th Feb

Notes: I used a regular cast off and found it made the end of the scarf splay out in a most unattractive fashion. So I unpicked the cast off and redid it. This time I did K1* K2tog, pass first stitch over. Repeat from * . Oh, I also cast off knitwise on the private ("wrong") side, as I find this gives a better match to the cable cast on.

Here we are in progress:

and here's a close-up of the stitch pattern, which looks almost woven, rather than knitted: