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Utah Sky
Sky Scarf by Lea Redmond
Knitting
me
Needles & yarn
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
2,055 yards
Filatura Di Crosa Nirvana
223 yards in stash
2.4 skeins = 892.8 yards (816.4 meters), 60 grams
21
80110
Blue
Unraveled Sheep
October 7, 2011
Filatura Di Crosa Nirvana
149 yards in stash
1.6 skeins = 595.2 yards (544.3 meters), 40 grams
1
80131
White
Unraveled Sheep in Sandy, Utah
October 7, 2011
JaggerSpun Zephyr Wool-Silk 2/18
336 yards in stash
0.4 skeins = 224.0 yards (204.8 meters), 20 grams
1
Blue
Blazing Needles in Salt Lake City, Utah
October 7, 2011
Ornaghi Filati Merino Oro
1031 yards in stash
0.25 skeins = 343.8 yards (314.3 meters), 25 grams
082
79617
Gray
Unraveled Sheep in Sandy, Utah
October 7, 2011
Notes

For the scarf pattern, I’m using Lacy Baktus.

Starting January 1, 2012: I’ll do 2 rows a day throughout the year, using colors to represent the sky that day. I’ll increase until I’ve done 183 ridges (ending July 1), then decrease.

Holding 3 strands of yarn together.

I’m keeping the project on my sewing table so that I can keep all of the yarns from getting too tangled. I ended up putting the little yarn balls in ziplock bags to help keep them untangled.

I also created a monthly log template so that I could keep track of what I did each day. When I go out of town, I can just take the log with me, and do the knitting when I get back. I have columns for the day, a description of the sky, the yarns used, the place (if not home), and also a column to mark when I actually do the knitting, in case I’m not able to knit the rows on the actual day.

I carried the extra yarn strands across the top edge as I went. Some places looked OK, others looked a bit ragged, so I finished off the scarf by working a single-crochet edge across the top using 2 strands of the main blue yarn.

I estimate having used about 1600-1700 yards of yarn for this project, based on the weight of the completed scarf (111 grams).

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January 1 2012
December 31 2012
 
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  • Project created: December 28, 2011
  • Finished: January 1, 2013
  • Updated: December 5, 2013
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