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Sky Scarf by Lea Redmond
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
2,625 yards = 3 skeins
Garnstudio DROPS Lace
875 yards in stash
1 skein = 875.0 yards (800.1 meters), 100 grams
Dolce Lana in Stabroek, Antwerpen
Garnstudio DROPS Lace
875 yards in stash
1 skein = 875.0 yards (800.1 meters), 100 grams
Dolce Lana in Stabroek, Antwerpen
November 2, 2011
Garnstudio DROPS Lace
875 yards in stash
1 skein = 875.0 yards (800.1 meters), 100 grams
Dolce Lana in Stabroek, Antwerpen
November 22, 2012

UGH: What was I thinking? I will never wear a sky blue scarf. Not even a Belgian sky…

I should perhaps do something like this but with foliage colours.

My gauge about 24 sts x 10 cm
CO 240

17 December

I realised that this is gonna be a 2m long tube if I knit 365 rnds
This together with the fact that I am not being faithful to the project (some days I knit 3rnds for the previous days when I didn’t pick it up, trying to remember how the weather was…) makes me realise that I do not need to knit a rnd every single day. If I do so I will have to stop sometime April or so since it is gonna be too long, so I can as well knit a rnd when I feel like it, and be what it may. This is a very subjective project anyway.

I am however inserting one bead every end of the month to keep some sort of track.

I think this is a fanastic idea! :)

I thought of starting the 1st of January 2013, but then, I really dislike “new year’s resolutions” kind of things (and that strikes me as one?) and am not particularly fond of our calendar to begin with.

So when to start it? I could start right now, or any other moment. But since I want to spend some time planning and dyeing the yarn (so in a way I start now), why not start the 11th of November? it is one of the only two official holidays that mean anything to me, and it is coming soon. As a reminder of it has been this year’s Nobel Prize awarded to the EU. So the goal is to finish this… scarf? on the 95th Armistice Day in 2013.

Belgian skies will make for a predominantly grey scarf? something :) suits me :)

I want to use laceweight yarn, custom dyed, and use several strands at the same time, perhaps 3.

I have two hanks of Drops Lace, one natural and one blue/grey, and I think they are perfect. Well, the blue/grey perhaps has a hint of green. But I plan of dyeing most of the fibre anyway. I don’t know if it will be enough but I can always buy more.

Now to decide what shape to knit. It must have 365 rows, rounds or repeats! and it has to be useful, which means this will most likely not be a scarf. Perhaps a shawl/stole, perhaps a cowl, perhaps a combination of both. Perhaps a bit like this? Or, like this :)

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70% Alpaca, 30% Silk
437 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: October 13, 2012
  • Updated: July 15, 2013