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Fall Color Scarf
CEPA by Grace Anna Farrow
Knitting
me?
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Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1,124 yards = 5.62 skeins
The Fibre Co. Canopy Fingering
1.84 skeins = 368.0 yards (336.5 meters), 92 grams
Purple
Cast-On Cottage & Needlepoint Garden in Roswell, Georgia
The Fibre Co. Canopy Fingering
1.84 skeins = 368.0 yards (336.5 meters), 92 grams
Brown
Cast-On Cottage & Needlepoint Garden in Roswell, Georgia
The Fibre Co. Canopy Fingering
1.94 skeins = 388.0 yards (354.8 meters), 97 grams
Green
Cast-On Cottage & Needlepoint Garden in Roswell, Georgia
Notes

the third project in a row I’ve been inspired to start thanks to writing the shop newsletter/blog! the bottom photo is the newsletter that went out on August 7 and those next two photos were part of my “research” … basically, I caved and had to cast on when we found the color combo! In pantone fall 2014 lingo, this is sangria/cognac/cypress!

8-31-14 - done and drying! spent 4 hours weaving in and burying all the ends. I remember why I don’t like to knit colorwork - hate the finishing! finished dimensions approx 20” x 80” (will measure exactly once it’s dry - note that it’s now closer to 18” wide, but still 80” long). worked 7 sets of stripes (starting with purple triangles and ending with brown triangles - and 7 full stripes of green).

8-21-14 - hopefully halfway. I’ve used about half the yarn and it’s 36” long…if I get a 72-75” scarf (hello aggressive blocking!) I’ll be really happy.

8-4-14 - started with 3 triangles instead of 4; it’s about 18” wide. hoping I can get enough length with just the six skeins. we’ll see.

worked the top triangles with 20 st each (after the first row), so ended up with 2 stitches, not 3 at the end. did SSK on the right edge and K2tog on the left edge. the two middle triangles started with 39 stitches, so they did end up with 3 stitches and a double decrease. note that the stitch between the two M1s on the “points” of the chevrons were the stitches that got worked twice on those top triangles.

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August 4 2014
August 31 2014
 
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by The Fibre Co.
Light Fingering
50% Alpaca, 30% Merino, 20% Rayon from Bamboo
200 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: August 18, 2014
  • Finished: August 31, 2014
  • Updated: September 6, 2014
  • Progress updates: 3 updates