I’ve had problems with the cats and Haven. It’s finished but there have been squabbles!
Firstly, Mewsley has been rather jealous of all the attention Thug has been getting.
She decided that SHE was going to do the snugglablity testing for Haven. After much pawing (and a little drooling) she decided that it was soft enough for me. She was thorough in her work, taking all evening sitting on Haven and requiring a hefty shove to get her to relinquish my knitting!
Thug, of course, didn’t want to be out done. He decided that he’d knit a few rows for me, just to make sure he had some buy in on this project…
Here’s the stitch detail- I think Thug Knitted this bit…
So would you like to see the finished scarf on a human?
Here you are…
It is rather long – mine is 2.3 meters! I did 27 pattern repeats, as decreed in the pattern, and it is long but the length seems right when put on, especially as it’s quite wide too. I’ll be wearing this over a winter coat so my whole frame will be bigger.
Also, if I get caught in the rain or it’s so cold my ears hurt when I’m dashing down the road to the station, I wear a scarf wrapped around my head so need extra length – like this…
My ears were good and toasty by the end of this photo shoot, I can tell you!
One small problem with the cocoon though.
I live with two hairy cats (and a hairy boyfriend) so I’m quite tolerant of fluffage but even I suffered after wrapping it around my head for the photo. I had a serious case of “fibre strands in eyes”. Fortunately, I don’t wear contact lenses and could remove the fluff easily. This is probably a yarn to be careful with if you are a lens wearer.
Sitting here typing, I just wondered where Haven was?? It looks nippy tomorrow, I might wear it when I go out….
Hmmmm…..seems someone borrowed it for a night out on the tiles!! I got this photo from the local paparazzi, snapped outside a local kitty nightclub!!!
|Completed Knit Report|
|Pattern:||from Kim Hargreaves’ Heartfelt book|
|Washing and Wearing:||Very warm, soft and snuggly but sheds a fair bit – beware contact lens wearers.|
|Knit It Again???:||Possibly – not for me in this season though|
|Difficulty:||easy to medium – lace but not hard lace!|
|Other Postings Relating To This One:||Summer? Ha! I’m making a scarf|