Sunday, April 10, 2011

Day 100 and Open

Warm weather means lightweight scarves. One of my favorite fibers to use when it's hot out is linen. My other favorite is cotton. Happily enough, I have a blend!

The yarn I used was lace weight, but 4 strands together made a lovely heavy worsted and with my jumbo hook and a double crochet, this was finished in no time at all. A big hook with a less than big yarn makes for a loose open fabric without any special technique knowledge. Hold onto the base of your stitches to make pulling that first yarn over through a little easier. I made this cowl long enough to double.

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