• Scarf

    Stripy Scarf With Pom Poms

    After the Charity Christmas Tress, I finally got started on my niece’s Christmas present. I had decided to knit a stripy scarf with pompoms and as I couldn’t find any patterns that I liked, I decided to have another go at creating one myself. I used my new favourite yarn Rico Essential Merino Aran in Fuschia (015), Eucalyptus (041) and Ocean (029). I love this combination of colours as they’re feminine, but not too girly. My idea for the scarf, stemmed from my desire to create symmetry. I wanted the scarf to be symmetrical and I liked the idea of having a larger section so when putting the scarf on,…

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    First Scarf

    For my second attempt at knitting I decided to be a bit more adventurous and knit my friend's boy a scarf. I decided on Rico Essential Merino Aran for the wool in navy, tangerine and burgundy, and I knitted the scarf using my favourite Addi aluminium 5mm needles. Completely unintentionally the scarf ended up being slightly Hogwarts-eque, which is no surprise seeing as I am a HUGE fan! I was really pleased with the end results, and more importantly my friend and her boy love it! My favourite moment was when I saw them last. When his mum asked him who knitted him the scarf, two year old M smiled…