Five Projects in Five Weeks, Day 5

Or…Shells Sees Red.

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This is the “Elegant Drinking Scarf” I am using Malabrigo Worsted in Rojo Vivo.  I am going to ultimately do 2 of these scarves, and I already know what I am going to change.  You see, I have been slipping the first stitch of every row, which creates a much neater and tidier end.  But doing so on this pattern makes the end rows look smaller than the rest.  On the next scarf I will add two stitches to the cast on and use those as a selvage edge.  I think that will be much nicer.  I do hope that I can block this out quite a bit, as it isn’t nearly as wide as I’d like it to be.  I don’t think I have wet blocked malabrigo yet, so I have no idea if it will expand the way I am hoping it will.

The way I see it, I am 3.5 days ahead of schedule.  Technically this one wouldn’t have to be done until December 2, on my current schedule.  But the next scarf may take me more than a week, so I am hoping to be done with this one soon.  PLUS, there is a bonus.  If I can get my 5 projects in 5 weeks done early, I am going to throw in a bonus project which will match the last scarf!

I will leave you with another Happy Sunday picture….

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