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mornnen
08-12-2007, 10:16 PM
I knitted this for a colleague of mine who is a Harry Potter Fan. It's his Christmas gift. I started this back on the 10th of June and finished a few days ago. Although the knitting was pretty dull, I learned 3 things.

1) crochet provisional cast on :woohoo:
2) three needle bind off (keeps that stockinette from curling at the ends) :happydance:
3) how to make fringe :woot:

Thanks for looking at yet another one of these!

Mornnen

Jan in CA
08-12-2007, 11:07 PM
That came out beautiful! What a lovely gift!

sugarfunpouch
08-13-2007, 12:30 AM
Can you make one for me?! LOL!

KnittingNat
08-13-2007, 02:48 AM
I'm sure your colleague will be delighted at his great gift! Looks fantastic :yay:

nonny2t
08-13-2007, 06:01 AM
Looks terrific! Harry Potter would be proud!

mornnen
08-13-2007, 06:43 AM
Can you make one for me?! LOL!

Ha ha! I think not :) I can't imagine knitting more than one of these in a year. I had thought to knit two more for my nephews, but I decided to hold off until a) they want one and b) they are old enough to appreciate them.

Mornnen

Susan P.
08-13-2007, 08:23 AM
That's great and nice job on the fringe also! I've not heard about that 3 needle bind off..you mean it stops the whole scarf from curling in??

mornnen
08-13-2007, 09:33 AM
That's great and nice job on the fringe also! I've not heard about that 3 needle bind off..you mean it stops the whole scarf from curling in??


Amy has a video of the bind off --it's pretty easy. The main thing is to make sure you have knitted though both loops. And once you've seamed an end shut, no more curl in. And it made adding the fringe easier, in my opinion, because you don't have to cope with the curling end.

Mornnen

Slim
08-13-2007, 09:36 AM
Wow, it's beautiful! You did a great job. Love the fringe.

Duckling326
08-13-2007, 11:06 AM
Great job!!

IrishKnitter
08-13-2007, 10:21 PM
mornen, that scarf looks great! :cheering::cheering::cheering:

What yarn did you use? I want to make one for my brother for Christmas.

mornnen
08-13-2007, 11:27 PM
mornen, that scarf looks great! :cheering::cheering::cheering:

What yarn did you use? I want to make one for my brother for Christmas.

I used Plymouth encore worsted in 1014 (butternut, I think is the name) and 999 (burnt sienna). I ended up needing 5, not 4 skeins of the main color (burnt sienna) but that might just be me.

Have fun knitting it!

Mornnen

cmk
08-13-2007, 11:37 PM
You did a great job on the scarf ~ that's a lot of knitting!

Carolyn

PammieJR
08-14-2007, 09:27 PM
Your scarf is FAB!!! I am attempting to make one of each school by April of next year...I hope I can do it as well as you have! Your knitting is really beautiful!!!

Dangles
08-16-2007, 12:49 AM
It looks great :)

2FrenchBritmom
12-03-2007, 04:11 PM
I really like your color choices on your scarf. Very rich-looking. Beautiful work!