Saturday, 21 November 2009

Rowan Damask Ribbed Scarf

I got the idea into my head that I'd like to have a go at knitting. I had some needles tucked away in my craft drawer since I gave it a go about five years ago but never got any further than learning the basic stitches.

I managed to find 6 balls of Rowan Damask yarn in a charity shop for £1.50 (for all 6! - I didn't realise at the time what a bargain this was). Four weeks later I have a scarf!

It's done in a basic ribbed stitch - 2 knit, 2 purl.

I may have caught the bug - I've joined Ravelry (username jelliebeans), started crocheting a beanie hat with the leftover Rowan Damask, and have bought some acrylic yarn to make another scarf. As if I didn't have enough hobbies already . . .

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