Excellent start. It's going to be a great scarf. Projects like this are handy to work on between other things too. It's always nice to have something going that's easy to grab and work a few rows. Thanks for posting the photo.
Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper