A Sneaky Peek…

I couldn’t resist posting a sneaky peek of this cabled scarf (unfinished), I love the way it drapes around the neck like a soft collar. I am sorely tempted to make another for myself in some Debbie Bliss Andes I’ve been saving for a sweater vest. I’m still in two minds about the button closure, “J” (for whom this scarf has been designed), chose a hand turned wooden button by Jane Cummins which will be just perfect. I want to make sure the placement does both the scarf and the button justice so there’s a bit more swatching and experimenting to be done before I can bind off.

But… it has been a joy  to knit and I only hope the recipient is equally pleased with his commission!

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  1. oooh…this is the one you were telling me about……it’s lovely …….erm…..Tracey……could you possibly………. lol

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  2. Wow, that looks so nice! Do you have a pattern for this?

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  3. Tracey Todhunter

     /  April 17, 2012

    Thank you Annie, I just make them with scraps, so I’ve never written pattern down. But, as you’ve asked I’ll write up the pattern and post it here next week :)
    Tx

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  • And so it begins - checking the text actually fits the flatplan, swatching, proofreading & wondering why I put myself through this! New book nerves!!! Really looking forward to sharing this one' progress from plans to print over the next few months
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