I guess it was breaking into the whole crochet thing. The recent Holla Knits Special Collection Knit & Crochet Along gave me the nudge I needed. I have to say that I love trying something new like this. I have zero expectations of myself and don’t mind a bit if my finishing is messy. But it isn’t really messy looking is it?
I made this using hook size J and Comfy Worsted in planetarium, whisker, and rose hip.
I had to omit the first row of granny clusters in blue (color A) because I saw that I didn’t have near enough yarn for that. Even with this mod, I ran short of yarn and considered purchasing one ball of comfy worsted from Knit Picks. Yeah right, you know I was going to feel obligated to buy a sweater’s worth of something at the same time. Then I remembered I’d knit with this same color in sport weight for Umbre Lovre. So I dug around under my bed and found my extra ball, doubled it, and finished the scarf.
This is a perfect example of why we must keep our yarn leftovers in every available space.
I also made a few blunders that were easily fixed after looking at Elsha’s scarf in progress on ravelry.
I loved this little escape from the sleeve and 1×1 rib wasteland I was in. It’s also fun to finally use my clover amour hooks. See them here, where I took a ridiculous amount of photos of crochet hooks. But they’re so pretty…
That’s about it. This was a quick project and so eye catching. Of course I’m sweating like a pig for these photos but I toughed it out, even with a truck full of refinery workers, unloading to mow the vacant lots by my house, as an audience.