The first scarf that I knit looked like a neckbrace.
The yarn was thick and on top of that, I had made the scarf too wide. To make it less wide (and easier to wear), I folded the scarf in half. Unfortunately this only added to the bulkiness of it. Oh, and did I mention that at various points, the scarf would randomly get thin? Only I could really argue that that scarf looked good.
Until I began knitting, I considered scarves (and hats and mittens) to be a nuisance that was part of Wisconsin winters--the big winter coat, snow pants, boots, scarf, hat, gloves, mittens. Plus, I rarely had scarves and hats that matched my coats...I grew out of the coats faster than I grew out of the hats.
Then--I learned how to knit. I fell in love with the idea of being able to make something for myself out of a ball of…
- Born on September 28
- Joined August 25, 2009