View Full Version : FO - Irish Hiking Scarf
12-19-2006, 04:17 PM
Pattern: Irish Hiking Scarf (http://www.helloyarn.com/irishhikingcarf.htm)
Yarn: Cascade 220 Heathers (about 2 skeins)
Needles: Size US8
This is a belated bday gift for the hubby. He's tall, so this scarf is loooong. I'm about cabled out for a bit after making this.
I followed the pattern - the only mod I made was slip the first stitch of each row for a neater edge.
Oh, and I blocked it a little. It made a huge difference in the drape and feel of the scarf.
12-19-2006, 04:46 PM
Wow, that is gorgeous!! :notworthy:
nadja la claire
12-19-2006, 04:59 PM
OOOOOOOOO!!!!! :inlove: Thank you for posting this! I have some of that yarn and I was wondering what I would do with it. I love that pattern and it looks great in that yarn. Thank you, thank you, thank you :muah: :muah: :muah:
12-19-2006, 05:45 PM
Wow, that looks so professionaly done. It's absolutely stunning! :notworthy:
12-19-2006, 05:49 PM
Thanks, everyone! Really, blocking it is what made the difference. The cables all opened up and became much more defined. The pattern is super easy, too!
12-19-2006, 05:59 PM
Beautiful job, Sharon!
12-19-2006, 07:08 PM
:cheering: Ooo that looks great! Did the Cascade feel softer after blocking too?
12-19-2006, 07:37 PM
That's a beautiful scarf! How long did it take you to finish?
12-19-2006, 07:58 PM
Looks wonderful. Awsome job :cheering:
12-19-2006, 08:22 PM
Thanks again! :muah: :muah:
Cindy - yeah, it softened up some more after the eucalan. It's super soft now.
dek - this scarf took me about two solid weeks. I would've finished quicker if it wasn't for finals week and writing papers and all that silly nonsense that comes with school. ;)
12-19-2006, 08:40 PM
Thats really beautiful! I love the color too - so warm and cozy. :cheering:
12-19-2006, 09:33 PM
It turned out beautiful! :heart:
I like the idea of slipping the first stitch and might just have to try that if I make this scarf again.
mrs desert rain
12-19-2006, 09:53 PM
beautiful warm color. and, stunning -- i'm sure the hubby was thrilled!
12-20-2006, 10:15 AM
Great job! The stitch definition is really great with the yarn you used.
12-20-2006, 12:14 PM
It's GOOOOOOOOOOORGEOUS!!! :inlove:
12-20-2006, 01:34 PM
Looks great!!! :cheering:
I definitely love brown!