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January 28, 2010


I need to get back into the mojo of this blogging malarky. It's not that I don't have anything to blog about, it's just that I've fallen out of the habit, I think.

So far, 2010 appears to be the year of the small project. That suits me just fine, the satisfaction of a quick and dirty project is sometimes just what I need.

On Sunday, I pulled out a single ball of Noro Silk Garden Lite that had been kicking around, and trawled Ravelry looking for a suitable pattern. I decided on the Waterfall Scarf.

Started on Sunday night, it was finished on Monday afternoon!

Happy Supermodel shot!

Pattern: Waterfall Scarf by Cosette Cornelius-Bates
Yarn: 1 ball of Noro Silk Garden Lite, Colourway 2032, Purchased an aeon ago at The Wool Inn at Penrith
Needles: 4.5mm Birch straights
Mods: I added one stitch to either end, and began every row with a slipped stitch, otherwise, it's as written. I just kept knitting until I ran out of yarn.

Overall, it's a nice, quick knit with a good finish. Would make a good gift knit, I think.

Posted by Donna at January 28, 2010 05:48 PM


good pattern choice for the Silk Garden Lite!

I know what you mean about blogging - I have been very slack so far this year!

Posted by: Rose Red at January 28, 2010 09:14 PM

I agree with RoseRed - an excellent match of yarn and pattern. And so speedy! It would be great to have you blogging more often, but I hope you enjoy it as well as feeling obligated to blog.

Posted by: LynS at January 28, 2010 09:55 PM

never mind, perhaps the heat has zapped it!

Posted by: Nat at January 28, 2010 10:02 PM

yeah im a bit with you on the blogging. whats there to say? its hot, im cranky. end of story! i will say however, this is a great pattern. i have been looking for something to do with my 2 skeins of noro cash iroha, and this looks like it. brilliant donna strikes again.

Posted by: drk at January 29, 2010 06:35 AM

Tres chic!

Good luck with Year 12 Em!

Posted by: Lynne at January 29, 2010 06:37 AM

woohoo - great knit - but I am hoping it is for you and not the model.....
I am in favour of a quick knit - and am itching to knit one but I am stuck in larger garment world at the moment

Posted by: missfee at January 29, 2010 09:30 AM

Cute! I love doing that on Ravelry, plug in a yarn and see what others have done with it. My favorites and queue have grown a lot that way.

Posted by: Suzanne at January 29, 2010 10:19 AM

Love that scarf,I too had a gorgeous single ball of Noro Silk Garden gifted as part of Ravelry Bday 2009,Ive never seen or felt one before but found a lovely pattern for a hat made with a single ball,I was a non beleiver there being enough!! but I finished it in one day and blocked it to a nice fit!Hubby approves particulary when I can get my hair to curl a bit,nice and hippy,he gets a silly grin everytime I try it one!!!Ill put it on my Rav page as soon as our internet speed is back,kids took 25gig in 2 and a half weeks...

Posted by: Cath at January 30, 2010 07:05 PM

That is a great scarf - and love how quickly it went! Thanks for the idea - I think I have a skein of Silk Garden...

Posted by: Jeanne at February 1, 2010 09:15 AM

What a lovely scarf. I have added it to my Ravelry queue.

Posted by: Samantha at February 2, 2010 12:58 AM

Adorable scarf - great combo of yarn & pattern, gotta love the Rav!

Posted by: Beth Drolette at February 4, 2010 09:26 PM