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Turk Almonds
Butternut Scarf by Anne Hanson
Knitting
Me
till the yarn runs out
Needle and yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
Classic Elite Yarns Soft Linen
411 yards in stash
2.85 skeins = 390.5 yards (357.0 meters), 142 grams
Webs
Notes

I needed a break from all the mittens and gifts. This one is for ME. And I want it done fast so I can use it before the weather gets too hot.

MODS:

CO 59 sts to adjust for larger gauge yarn.

Progress:
4/19 - started 3rd repeat while commuting to work today.
4/20: - Into the 5th repeat. The yarn makes my hands feel very dry when knitting and I often have to stop and use moisturizer to continue.
4/21: 1 skein takes 5 repeats of the pattern.
4/22: 9 repeats. Most of this is being knit on my commute - I can get half the repeat done on one trip, so a full repeat in a round trip. I also made it to two knitting group meet ups this week, what a miracle! Good progress; I’d like to be finished by the end of the weekend?
4/28: Finished. Needs blocking. Small bit of yarn left over. Not sure of finished size yet, it will grow.

4/30: Blocked.

In review: I could have cast on 45 stitches to be narrower and longer. Very pretty pattern, I like it very much and it was super super easy. Love the color, too. The fabric softened up nicely after a good soak.

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Finished
April 18 2010
April 28 2010
 
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About this yarn
Soft Linen
by Classic Elite Yarns
DK / 8 ply
35% Linen, 35% Wool, 30% Alpaca
137 yards / 50 grams
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  • Originally queued: September 14, 2009
  • Project created: April 19, 2010
  • Finished: April 29, 2010
  • Updated: May 9, 2010