First up, let’s talk about Ravelympics February 12-28, 2010. I loved doing Ravelympics in 2008, and I’m excited to do it again. I was thinking of putting a team together- anyone want to join me? I know I could join an existing team, but I thought it might be fun to put one together, and cheer each other on!! Here is the link to the official rules – we can knit whatever we want, all levels are welcome. I don’t have a team name in mind (so open to ideas), but I’d love to knit with you guys, and cheer each other on to FOs for Feb. 28th!! Leave your Rav Id in the comments section if you’d like to join me on the quest to knitted victory!!!
(***EDIT** For lack any other inspiration, I’ve called us Team Buttercream (because frosting is awesome). The link for the group is here, feel free to join!)
And now, on with the FO!!
Pattern: Dipped Infinity Scarf
Yarn: Tanis Fiber Arts Dipped Infinity Scarf Kit The ‘green’ colourway
Needles: 5 mm
Mods: Went down half a needle size.
Notes: I got this scarf kit for Christmas from my wonderful husband. I’m in love with Tanis Fiber Arts yarn, and I make no secret of that to my husband (or anyone else, for that matter). I was so excited to start on it- I cast on Christmas Day, even though I didn’t have the exact needle size with me- I figured 5mm was definitely close enough, and I didn’t want to wait until I got back home (which was days away) to cast on. The pattern is simple and intuitive, and really addictive- it’s so much fun switching the colours, and watching how they work together. I wasn’t sure how I felt about the yellow towards the end, but once it was all worked up– magic!
This kit makes a long style cowl, which can easily be double and tripled around the neck and shoulders for lots of cosy options. And it’s so nice to have a pop of colour in the winter. Of course, finally having a sunny day to do FO shots helps, doesn’t it?