View Full Version : Palindrome Scarf!

10-08-2007, 12:33 PM
Hey everyone! I finished my first Palindrome scarf - I love it SO much more than a regular cabled scarf! Its so great that it looks good on both sides :)
I used Caron Simply Soft in Violet with size 9 needles, and it's on Ravelry, too. (I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!) This is definitely my favorite scarf pattern by far! I love the Irish Hiking Scarf, but reversible cables are SO amazing to have on a scarf!

Comments are welcome, as usual!


Here's my cute roommate wearing it!


10-08-2007, 12:36 PM
That looks really great. I really like the Palindrome pattern and will probably make one myself.

You did a great job!

10-08-2007, 12:49 PM
Pretty color. I like it.:thumbsup:

Jan in CA
10-08-2007, 12:51 PM
It's beautiful!

10-08-2007, 12:56 PM
Great-looking scarf! I have some yarn in my stash picked out for Palindrome. I love your roomie's musical shirt and how the walls match your scarf.

10-08-2007, 01:15 PM
cloud9 Very nice scarf, and I love the color. cloud9

10-08-2007, 01:37 PM
:woohoo:Beautiful job! I :heart: the color, too!

10-08-2007, 04:28 PM
That is one beautiful scarf! And the colour is gorgeous.
My to do list is too long, what to do, what to do :??

10-08-2007, 05:23 PM
:cheering:Great Scarf! I think the color looks great on your roomie too. You did a great job:thumbsup:

10-08-2007, 05:25 PM
Looks great! I want to make a scarf for my DBF's sister for Christmas and I was thinking of doing a cable scarf in purple...this one might have to be it!

10-08-2007, 05:29 PM
You did a beautiful job! I'm making one in grey tweed for my DH, and I love that it's not too wide. Thank you for sharing your finished project! It's great inspiration!

10-08-2007, 06:37 PM
It's beautiful. I've been wanting to make this scarf, and now I'll have to! I love the color you chose. Lovely work, as always.

10-08-2007, 09:25 PM
Love your choice of colors. So beautiful!! How many skeins of yarn did you use?

10-08-2007, 10:29 PM
Hey everyone! Thanks so much for the awesome feedback - you're all much too kind, though that's not something I'm going to complain about!
I used exactly two 3 oz. skeins of Simply Soft - honestly, I had less than a yard left. I probably would have made about two or three more cable repeats if I had had more yarn, but I couldn't justify getting another skein just for that. It's plenty long enough, but it used exactly that much. I wouldn't personally go any smaller. :)

Pat in Ca
10-08-2007, 10:37 PM
so, so pretty!!!!! What a great color..you did a beautiful job.

10-08-2007, 10:42 PM
Your scarf is beautiful!! and I love the color! I'm one third of the way done on my own heather purple palindrome scarf.
Question: is your scarf EXACTLY the same on both sides? On the "back side" of mine, it looks slightly different.

10-08-2007, 11:06 PM
Ooooh, so pretty!!! What a great shade of purple too :inlove: You did a fabulous job :thumbsup:

10-08-2007, 11:44 PM
Maybe you didn't see the question when I replied before, so I'm hopeing you see this!!!
Does your scarf look EXACTLY the same on both sides? Mine looks slightly different on the "back".

10-08-2007, 11:56 PM
Hey, mine does look the same on the front and back (as far as I can tell...)
It's not completely symmetrical like the Irish Hiking Scarf (the last two stitches on the left side are knits, but the last two on the right side are purls... know what I mean?), but the front and back seem to be the same... the pattern is the same on both sides (when you knit the WS or the RS, it's the exact same)
So I don't really know how to help you, sorry. But maybe you can look at the pics of my scarf and see if that helps you? Or ask Silver, she'd know for sure if it's supposed to be the same on both sides.

10-09-2007, 07:53 AM
:happydance:great job and very pretty color!!

10-09-2007, 08:00 AM
Absolutely gorgeous!! Love that you used SS. I have plenty of that in my stash - and size 9 needles? Cool! I'm currently about 1/2 through my first one, using SWS in Earth Tones ... it's gorgeous! But it's nice to know I can also use SS if I decide I want to make more for gifts.

10-09-2007, 09:53 AM
That looks fabulous! I cast on for this scarf last week, but haven't had much time to spend on it. Can't wait to get it done!

10-09-2007, 10:12 AM
That is lovely I casted on mine yesterday and I am really enjoying knitting it.
Love the colour. x

10-09-2007, 04:02 PM
You've done a beautiful job =)

10-16-2007, 04:25 PM
Can anyone tell me where I can get this pattern? Is it a free pattern on a website? I would really like to make this one for my hubby. He is outside all day at his work and the winter gets cold for him. I'm sure he'd be thrilled with something like this.

10-16-2007, 05:41 PM
:inlove: that turned out gorgeous! great job!

10-16-2007, 06:32 PM
Can anyone tell me where I can get this pattern? Is it a free pattern on a website? I would really like to make this one for my hubby. He is outside all day at his work and the winter gets cold for him. I'm sure he'd be thrilled with something like this.

The pattern is here (http://www.cometosilver.com/patterns/palindrome.htm)

10-16-2007, 07:57 PM
awwwesome! i've got to make one of those sometime!

10-16-2007, 11:02 PM
Looks great!

10-16-2007, 11:17 PM
Wow...that turned out beautifully! :cheering:

I'm sitting her working on my Irish Hiking Scarf and looking at your Palindrome....I'm thinking that may be next...it'll be a while...I'm only a little over a foot into this one.

10-16-2007, 11:34 PM
Lovin the pattern and the yarn! Great job!
BTW: Hi!!!

10-17-2007, 12:58 PM
knitgal, we're doing the same thing again. lol.

I think I just might have to do this one and the hat that goes with it instead of the set from cables untangled. Was it difficult to do?

Hygiene Mama
10-17-2007, 11:35 PM
Great job, yet again, Rachel! I love purple, wanna make me one? J/K

10-18-2007, 02:18 PM
Very nice!!