Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Oak Leaf & Acorn Scarf

This was my second lace project (I haven't posted the first one yet). I chose the pattern for my mom because Manley's last name is Oaks. The color choice is a little Christmas-y but that was done because my mom is a Christmas FREAK.

Pattern: Oak Leaf & Acorn Scarf by Evelyn A. Clark for Fiber Trends (AC-41)
Dates: October 2006 - about May 2007
Color: 2055 & 1440
Needles: Clover bamboo size 7
Finished size: 8.5" x 68"
Modifications: I used a heavier yarn than what was suggested. This was due to my desire to make the scarf at least partially alpaca.
Lessons learned: This is the first provisional cast on for me which consisted of a crocheted cast on. I worked the green side first, then pulled out the crochet stitches and worked the red side.
Comments: I've said it before and I'll say it again, I really seem to like the patterns from Fiber Trends. They are clearly written and the presentation is fantastic. The pattern is printed on cardstock and an actual photograph is attached to the page. The whole thing comes in a sheet protector. I'm becoming a big fan of buy individual patterns rather than a whole book where 2/3 are something I'll never make.

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1 comment:

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