Our knitting group’s annual stash exchange was held last Saturday, and on the following day, one of the moderators challenged us to be the first to post a photo of our first FO from stash exchange yarn. I can’t resist a challenge, so I casted on for a Thorpe Hat using some bulky handspun yarn I’d just acquired.
However, it did not turn out well.
It’s just too huge and goofy! So I frogged it right away and tried out a few simple lace patterns.
I just needed to tweak a little to get the borders right. I ended up doing:
Row 1: K3 *YO, K2tog* until last 2 sts, then K2.
Row 2: Purl.
I did these two rows until I ran out of yarn, then I bound off. I had about 6 inches of yarn left over, about 2 after weaving in my ends. It’s blocking now, and I’m happy with it!
It’s not a long scarf, so I’m imagining it worn just crossed below the neck or so, and fastened with a simple shawl pin.