crafting tuesdays

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Another way to use the blog and keep the camera busy…  weekly updates on crafty things…and yes, I actually wrote myself a note to remember to blog on tuesdays about crafty things.  Such is my memory these days.

So….I started what I think is going to be a scarf…but at times it has visions of blanket grandeur.  Is it insane to think about knitting a blanket out of fingering weight yarn?

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I started this as a project to bring on a January holiday and either I’ll be sick of knitting it by the time it’s a scarf, or I won’t want to stop and it’ll become a blanket.  Lord knows I have an incredible stash of sock yarn as well as a huge stash of leftovers.  And sure, if it’s a blanket then it will be a very light blanket, but who doesn’t need a light blanket when heavy is too much?  Or maybe a shawl to drape around myself when I’ve got a chill…which happens during all four seasons for me.

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Using scraps, the linen stitch and size 6 needles, I cast on 418 stitches.  I meant to do 400 stitches, but didn’t feel like recounting and really, 400…418…it doesn’t matter.  It’s a lot of stitches and it’s going to be long at 65 inches.  Or wide if it’s a blanket.  Time will tell.

10 thoughts on “crafting tuesdays

    1. the best thing about it is that it’s so easy to set down and pick up without wondering where I was…so it may yet make it to blanket status! And my sanity is always in question anyway…lol

  1. I don’t think I have an opinion on shawl versus blanket but i do think that the stitch/yarn combo is so very beautiful! I love the idea of crafty tuesday by the way…

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