Sunday, November 1, 2009

My new scarf!

This is my new scarf.

I love my new scarf.

I've been wearing it everywhere.

It love the way it looks on me.

It looks good on my fence.
It even looks good on my dog.
This is quite possibly the easiest scarf I've ever made...and also my favorite!

We had some unseasonably cold weather here in Texas. It made me want a scarf. I had one skein of chunky orange yarn. It was calling out to be a scarf. I looked around on Ravelry. I cast on for two different scarves, but didn't love them. I pulled out my book of stitch patterns and played with a bunch. Then I found the one (the purse stitch)... and my new favorite scarf was born.

The Purse Scarf
Yarn: one skein Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick (80% Acrylic/20% Wool/ Super Bulky/ 6oz/ 170g/ 108yd/ 98m)
Color: Pumpkin
Needles: Size 19
Finished size: Approximately 7" by 68"

Cast on 12 stitches loosely.
Knit 1 row even.
Next row:
K1, *yo, p2tog* repeat between **s until last stitch, K1.
Repeat patterned row until you are almost out of yarn (about 6 feet left).
K1 row even.
Bind off all stitches.



Wanderingcatstudio said...

Great scarf... it may end as Christmas presents over here.. thanks for the pattern!

Carol said...

I love your new scarf too! Thanks for the pattern,I think I'll make it too!

Jadielady said...

Very lovely scarf!! And thanks for the complement about my hair :D

Nicole B. said...

i like how it's pepper approved :)

Kate said...

Great scarf - I love the picture with your dog - she looks pretty comfortable in it!
Thanks for sharing the details of the stitch pattern, needle size and yarn - I think this one will be perfect for some of my handspun, which I like to spin bulky.

bodoba said...

awesome scarf (cute dog!) and such an easy stitch! thanks for the pattern

Elizabeth said...
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Elizabeth said...

I left a comment before asking a silly question that was easily remedied by actually *reading* the patten properly. :) Anyway, thanks for the great pattern! I knit it last night and it looks great. You can see it on Ravelry, my username there is kallyn.

Sharon said...

Thank you so much for this lovely scarf and pattern -Just the thing for that spare ball of yarn!
I'll see you on the Patons Fair Isle tam group.
Sharon (picasso_calgary)

Paulah said...

it is very cute and looks great on you!
Im about to cast it on 1 ball of thick and thin yarn that I have no idea what to do with! lol
will see if it works


yes they are all mine said...

Thanks Haley!! I had a lot of this yarn for quick teacher gifts and wanted to shift away from some of the cowls I have made!

Hope you are all well!

Andrea said...

FABULOUS!! I just spent about a week making a scarf for my hubby's grandma for Christmas, but the yarn was shedding all over me the whole time I knitted it. I washed it, and now it's worse than ever! I searched all over Ravelry for a quick project that a little classier than just plain garter stitch and I think this is it! Thanks so much!!

Tif said...

I will definitely be making one (or some) of these!

KarenB said...

Haley, I just linked to this pattern for my blog post. I made the scarf and it turned out really great! Thanks!

Autumn said...

I just loved your scarf I had to try it out myself! I made mine with white wool yarn and I am thinking about making another in blue. =) Thanks for sharing! I posted a blog on it yesterday and linked to you. Hope that is ok. Check it out over here: