Fiddlesticks Knitting -- Rippling Waters Scarf
Yarn: Fiesta La Luz silk (Malibu colourway) and Rowan Cashcotton (Cork)
Method: Hand knit
Completed: May 26, 2007.
|All stretched out, in its
|This is a pre-blocking
picture, for contrast -- see how much the cashcotton opened up?
In the top picture, it is much lacier, and you can see the boards of
the fence through it. Much tighter here.
|Close-up of one end of the
scarf, stockinette. This is knit orthogonally to the main body of
the scarf. I.e., the left side here is the cast-on row, each one
of the "points" from left to right represents one repeat of the pattern
rows. Then the row edges are picked up to make the first row of
the main body. Finally, the last live row of the main body of the
scarf is picked up as you knit the second scarf end -- one stitch
picked up for each pair of rows in the 2nd edge.
|Detail of the main body of
the scarf -- garter stitch.