Scarf Style/Wrap Style Knit-Along

The inspirations for this knit-along are the Scarf Style and Wrap Style books (from Interweave Press); should you wish to share your creations from the book, this is a wonderful place to do it. Also welcome are helpful tips, corrections, ideas for variations, and suggestions for materials. This knit-along will last indefinitely, so join any time!

Tuesday, March 08, 2005

Teva's Turtleneck Shrug

First of all, I want to tell all of your Scarf Stylers that you are doing an awesome job. Everytime I check in here I expand the list of scarves I want to knit from this book. Lady Eleanor. Backyard Leaves. Forbes Forest. Wow.

I have my first finished object to contribute: Teva Durham's Turtleneck Shrug.

Shrug in full effect

I knit it with three skeins of Cascade 220 in color #9339, which is blue with flecks of green. It is the perfect San Francisco accessory, as it provides a little extra warmth on breezy days without being too hot. Like Karen said earlier, it really extends your t-shirt wardrobe. Despite the skepticism I heard while making it, I have received several compliments. I also want to say that Teva is a great designer. I made another of her patterns, the Leaf Cravat, and was amazed by how the design worked out. I can't wait for her book to come out later this spring.

Knit on,

Nicole/Big Sister

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