Sparkly Cabled Scarf

16 Dec

I just finished this project, and am pretty darn proud of myself- the pattern calls for a skill level of “intermediate”, yay me!


The pattern comes from She Shoots Sheep Shots and is called “Lamar”. I found this yarn on sale at Michaels it’s called Dewdrops by Loops and Threads and the color is appropriately named “Diamond”. It’s a super chunky yarn, so the project went really quickly after I learned the cable part. I have no idea why I had so much anxiety about cables. It was so easy, just a rib knit, setting aside a few stitches on a separate cable needle every couple rows. The pattern called for 3 skeins of yarn but I went and used 4. It still seems a little short, but it is soooooo thick and warm there is no need to wrap it around more than once.

I’m not keeping this one for myself, its a Christmas/Thank You present for part of a pair of wonderful people who have been helping me out lately, now off to make something for the other! I’m thinking a guy would not want his scarf to sparkle right?

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3 Responses to “Sparkly Cabled Scarf”

  1. Jessika February 24, 2012 at 5:41 pm #

    Yummy! great work! I think dewdrops is an excellent choice for this pattern.

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