I'm not sure why I was even stalled on this project. I loved knitting the cables and the yarn was wonderful to work with. Life must have just gotten in the way at some point and forced me to put it aside.
The pattern is Jared Flood's Dryad scarf and I knit it using six skeins of his SHELTER yarn in the Button Jar colorway. The yarn and pattern were a gift from my mother for my birthday last November (not this past one, but the one before.)
Despite my numerous attempts, the winter we've been having this year has proven too mild for such an
I can tell you two things: The first is that this scarf means business. I'm convinced that this wool is magical and very likely produces its own warmth, which would explain why I overheat every time I try to convince myself that it's cold enough to wear.
The second is that based on my experience knitting this scarf, I knew as soon as I saw Jared Flood's new fingering-weight yarn, LOFT, I would be a fool to look away.
I do believe there will be a pair of magical hand ovens in my future, just as soon as I finish, well, everything else. I fear it may be a long time waiting.