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!

Saturday, April 01, 2006

Backyard Leaves Karabella

Just a quick question here. Those knitting Backyard Leaves with the original yarn, are you all short on yarn? The pattern calls for 11 repeats for the first half, and I'm almost out of yarn. I find with 2 balls of Karabella Aurora 8, I can barely make it to 10 repeats. Anyone?



  • At 2:09 PM, Blogger Leslie said…

    I just finished the first half of Backyard Leaves with Karabella Aurora 8. I was on my second ball at the split, where I joined a new ball for the shorter side. I finished the longer side with Ball No. 2 and I have probably enough to finish the shorter side on the second half (I hope). I did buy 5 balls, though, so I always have backup.

  • At 3:01 PM, Blogger Leslie said…

    I have completed knitting Backyard Leaves and I have a "smidgeon" of yarn left. I'm talkin' here about, oh, 3 yards max left. I used four balls. I have to say, it is a spectacularly beautiful scarf and well worth it. I know yardages vary no matter what they say on the label. I just finished a Rowan Kid Classic scarf where you use two balls at once, and one was far short of the other. Go figure!


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