Saturday, March 31, 2007

Hiking in the Snow

Finally started my first Irish Hiking Scarf a few days ago, and in spite of limited knitting time, I'm already about a third of the way through. What a fun little pattern!

I'm using a ball of unidentified sportweight wool (Henry's Attic?) that I dyed many years ago for a handwoven baby blanket. Initially I wasn't thrilled with the celadon color and intended to overdye the finished scarf to more of a mossy green, but now I kinda like it and think I'll give it to a friend who wears pale shades. Then I'll knit another for my male friend down South who requested it, this time in maybe a silk/wool blend in a suitably masculine color.

Forgive the badly lit snow picture. I was outside knitting and watching icecicles form, urging Spring forward, and I can't help but love the blue shadows this time of year.
[Edited to replace the photo, which somehow disappeared into Blogger black hole...]


Blogger LB said...

The picture is beautiful!!! So id the scarf - great job!

Sat Mar 31, 10:17:00 PM CDT  
Blogger LB said...

id = is....oops

Sat Mar 31, 10:17:00 PM CDT  
Blogger wovengold said...

Thanks, LB! (You could have just pretended you have a cold... Sometimes thads how by tybing turns oud...)

Mon Apr 02, 03:17:00 AM CDT  

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