Monday, December 23, 2019

With a Twist in It

Last week, I showed how badly the colors were lining up in the moebius scarf I was crocheting.


Since then, I've frogged this and completed the second try...


How did I get this done so fast? Bulky weight yarn on a 10 mm (N) hook. It's amazing how quickly that works up (especially compared to the infinity scarves that I was working on for a year).


Once I realized that the star stitch wasn't lining up as I'd like and that it was pulling the fabric in so much, I switched over to the shell stitch. The shell stitch did none of those things, although I'm not 100% pleased with how the colors lined up.


It's hard to tell from these pictures, but it is a moebius, meaning it has one side and one edge. That's accomplished by putting a twist in it...


I'm thinking I like this so much, I might have to make a couple for my Etsy shop. In January, most likely.

As for the pooling...


I'm not sure if I like that big swath of blue at the bottom. One side of me likes that sections have one color or another in majority. The other side wishes each round was a different color. Sigh.

But it is warm. And I do mostly like it. Besides, it's finished in time for Christmas. Hooray!

16 comments:

  1. I love that blue so I think it is just right. It looks like it would be warm and glad you like it..mostly. Birgit here by the way

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    1. This was more along the lines of what I wanted it to be.

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  2. Finished is good. Finished is always good!

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  3. I looks nice. I love bulky yarn for how fast it knits up. It's a bit easier on my hands, too.

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  4. I do like it! And definitely a win if it got done before Christmas!

    betty

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  5. It really came out nice! I think the colors look great. We're all our own worsts critics, right?

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  6. Oh that is pretty.It looks so nice in those colors.

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  7. If you are anything like me, what you really l feel about it will tell by how often you chose it to wear, or pass over it for something else.

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