Sunday, 28 December 2008
Posted by Anonymous
Well, I feel totally unqualified for posting on here, but here goes...I needed a scarf for the winter so decided to get knitting, something which I haven't done for years and years. I got the chunkiest wool I could find, and some really fat needles (15mm I think). First attempt I did 30 stitches but it was way too wide, so I unravelled it and started again with 20 stitches, which is just right for me although others might prefer it a bit narrower still. The pattern is knit a row, then knit 1 purl 1 the next row, and just carry on alternating like that. It turns out looking vaguely like a stocking stitch on one side and a moss stitch on the other. I used 3 balls of wool, just knitting until I'd used one ball up, and then starting a new one - turned out just the right length.