I like to skew. Diagonally.
Hope everyone who celebrates it had a Merry Christmas! The last week has been quite a flurry of activity around here, but now, aaaaah, I have time to breathe - and to get the last two holifos posted!
First up - a scarf. A scarf with no name. Hence, the ScWiNoNa!
It's all relative
ScWiNoNa here was a last-minute Christmas gift for SIL. Her fruh-fruh meter ticks in at the low end, and I was short on time, so I needed something relatively basic. But the thought of knitting one long rectangle in plain stockinette was enough to send me running for the hills, so I dug through my knitting books to see what I could find. My first pass involved a slipped-stitch herringbone pattern. The resemblance to cat yak was uncanny. Frog.
A second (albeit hurried) look through my ever-growing library revealed this diagonal stitch pattern, which worked out perfectly! All it needed was a garter border. The edges still curled in like a mofo during the knitting process, but it all straightened out in the blocking (whew!).
It wasn't the most interesting knitting in the world, but thankfully, I managed to whip it out in just two nights. And look - the flip side rocks, too!
That's right. Check out my back side. Gooood, ain't it.
All told, I used about 122 grams of yarn, which by my geeky calcs comes to somewhere in the neighborhood of 265 yards. The final blocked size was 70" x 6.25".
There's not much to it, but I'm happy to whip out a pattern if anyone wants. (I know, I know, I owe y'all a Lucky 7 pattern, too. Hopefully by this weekend!)
That's a wrap
Gifted it to SIL yesterday, and she totally dug it! Just goes to show - if you know someone who's not into the fruh-fruh, all you need is a little skew-skew!
Yarn: Dream in Color Classy in In Vino Veritas (~122 grams, little over one skein)
Needles: Addi Turbo in size 7, 24"