Sister Scarves

Here’s pair of recent FOs I think I’m safe to show you all. :) (Note to S-Let me know if you want this post hidden until after the holidays!) These little scarves were made for S to give as gifts later this month.


We went to 3 Kittens last month and liked the little neck warmer samples they had on display. The knitted version uses only one skein of bulky baby alpaca yarn, so S picked out two colors that the recipients would like.


The buttons I used were purchased at Jo-Ann during the Black Friday sales (they were 50% off). The yarn was wonderful to knit with, but fuzzy! The Misti shedded a little bit and the Plymouth had bits of fuzz in it that I picked out now and then.


I was a bit worried that the white buttons would be too simple for the pink version, but in the end I liked them best of several options I tried. The glossy translucence picks up the pink color nicely. I tried to make the wood buttons on the green version match each other, but they kept turning into smart quotes! :)


I’m awfully tempted to make another one for myself! It’s nice looking to wear and feels warm and cozy!


Pattern: “The Pidge” as interpreted by 3 Kittens Needle Arts Size: approx 4.5? by 25? Yarn: one skein each: 1) Misti Alpaca Chunky, 3140 Pretty in Pink; and 2) Plymouth Yarns Baby Alpaca Grande, color 1285 (green) Needles: Plymouth Bamboo US 11 (8 mm) circular Started: November 28, 2008 Completed: December 1, 2008 Token Progress: 3 and 4 of 10

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4 Responses to “Sister Scarves”

  1. Chris Says:
    December 19th, 2008 at 8:35 am

    They do look cozy! Hmm, I have a Pidge variant knitted – the Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk is too prickly for my neck, but I bet it would make a great gift…

  2. Guinifer Says:
    December 19th, 2008 at 10:57 pm

    I like them both – I actually love the pink and the green together…

  3. Nicole Says:
    December 22nd, 2008 at 3:00 pm

    I love the bean shaped buttons. So cute!

  4. Opal Says:
    December 22nd, 2008 at 3:49 pm

    both are lovely, but those bean shaped buttons steal the show!

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