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!

Monday, April 11, 2005

Hi everyone. I've been MIA, and I think knit alongs are not for me. At least, not ones w/o deadlines. When is a procrastinator supposed to finish a project if there's no deadline?
We had a small blizzard here in Colorado yesterday. I thought it would be very apropos to work on my Blizzard shawl. I'm using the same yarn that Scarfstyle suggests, and it's a beaut.

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close up of blizzard Posted by Hello


The book says the finished measurements would be about 27.5 inches by about 80 inches. I'm a tight knitter, tight crocheter. I usually use hooks 2 sizes smaller to get gauge. I used the recommended hook (size P), and the finished size (I'll get a pic of it completely finished later... I gotta weave in the ends) is about 40 inches by 85inches. At least. That was before I put the edging on!

In any case, anyone have ideas about how to weave this superbulky yarn into the rest of the shawl? My tapestry needles from Chibi/Clover just aren't gonna do it.

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