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knitgal
01-21-2008, 11:44 AM
This is my Reversible Cable scarf from Cables Untangled. It took me a long time to knit because I was knitting other things and because the pattern got a little boring- I hate to say that, but it's true. I find scarves take me longer to knit than anything else!
I used Louet Riverstone in Eggplant. It took about 2.5 skeins. The colour doesn't look much like the pictures, but more like #2 than #1.

bethany
01-21-2008, 11:47 AM
It's really pretty! I love the color and the cables are beautiful! I really need to try....so many projects, so little time!

Eccie
01-21-2008, 11:52 AM
It's very nice. It takes me forever to do a sarf too, they're soooo long lol Great job!

auburnchick
01-21-2008, 12:22 PM
Oh....the cables are so pretty!!!!! :inlove::inlove:

You did a really nice job!

dustinac
01-21-2008, 01:18 PM
:inlove: love the color!! It looks wonderful!! :happydance:

sue in canada
01-21-2008, 01:29 PM
That looks wonderful.

gal51
01-21-2008, 01:32 PM
Very nice and I :heart: the color. I was just reading the Yarn Harlot's "Knitting Rules" book and she was talking about how scarves should not be a beginner project because they take soooooo long and can get boring -- I'm currently working on the palindrome scarf, which I love, but it's taking me forever because it bores me ... :cool:

Jan in CA
01-21-2008, 01:54 PM
It's beautiful! That's a lot of cables, no wonder it took so long!

knitgal
01-21-2008, 03:46 PM
Thanks everyone! I think I'm not in love with the colour anymore and that's why I'm sort of blah about it!
I read that in Knitting Rules! too gal51 and I always recommend beginners start with something like a dishcloth.
I love scarves, but I think I need to find one that will be more challenging next time. I also love cables, but I think I'm beyond some of the "easy" patterns!

ritaw
01-21-2008, 03:48 PM
Your scarf is beautiful!

Jaxhil
01-21-2008, 04:02 PM
That is GORGEOUS!!

GiddyKnitter
01-21-2008, 04:27 PM
Beautiful worth all the effort x

ah
01-22-2008, 12:46 AM
Pretty!

The.Knitter
01-22-2008, 01:24 AM
OMG!! That is such a gorgeous scarf and the colour is magnificent. I just LOVE it. You did such a wonderful job on it. You should be very proud of this scarf. The time it took was well worth it when you see the final product. Lovely job!!!

Debkcs
01-22-2008, 01:38 AM
Have to agree, that's a very pretty scarf.

I like to make scarves when I knit in public,especially cabled ones. Most folks are intrigued, and they are easy enough that I don't have to pay much attention to the pattern.

scout52
01-22-2008, 04:11 PM
that is very pretty. great color!! I love reversible cables!

mdog182
01-23-2008, 11:21 PM
I gotta agree with you on the boring part of making scarves but they are worth it! Your's turned out beautifully!!

WandaT
01-24-2008, 12:06 AM
It turned out beautiful! You did good to hang in there getting all those cables done!

dmknits
01-25-2008, 05:39 PM
Beautiful scarf!

knittingymnast
01-25-2008, 06:07 PM
its so pretty.............i want it!! :roflhard:

Jenifer Peters
01-25-2008, 11:54 PM
Would love to have that pattern where did you get it ?

boo1
01-26-2008, 10:32 AM
I'd love to try it but I'm a little worried about the cable thing. I can make cables, but if I make an error that I don't notice right away, I'm not sure I would be able to get back to my spot when I tinked or ripped back.
Of course, I could drag it to the LYS for help.....



Anyway, it's beautiful!!!!! :thumbsup:

knitgal
01-26-2008, 04:01 PM
The pattern is from Cables Untangled by Melissa Leapman. There's some gorgeous stuff in there, but I fell in love with this scarf at first sight.