Thursday, 13 December 2012

FO: Nashira XL

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I. Love. This. Scarf.

Pattern: Nashira

Yarn: Tanis Fiber Arts Green Label Worsted in 'Deep Sea'

Needles: 5 mm (US 8)

Mods: Heck yes. Basically, the original pattern calls for laceweight, and I wanted to see how it would look knitted up in worsted weight. I used 5 mm needles (instead of the original 3.25 mm) and cast on fewer stitches (for details, my Ravelry project page has more info). Then I just knit the pattern exactly.

Notes: It knit up super quickly, and I love the look of it in the worsted weight- is it crazy to say I think I even prefer it in the worsted? It wasn't a crazy yarn-eating scarf, either, just a little over 500 yards. And even though it's lacy, it's still super warm in the worsted merino.This is intended for a Christmas gift (I don't think she reads the blog.....), but I clearly need one to keep for myself - I love this, and will be a bit sad to gift it! 

Did I mention I love this scarf|? Because I really love this scarf. Truly, madly, deeply.

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15 comments:

Loulou said...

I love the scarf too! Such a gorgeous colour you chose. And the lacy pattern is beautiful.

I'm pretty sure I also love your sweater, although you didn't give us a good look at it. Is that a cute little fox peeking out there? :)

serenova said...

That looks wonderful!

The color is gorgeous and it looks great in the worsted weight.

Beautiful mod!

lollyknits.com said...

The color is just so pretty on you! And the pattern is to die for :)

lylandra said...

The scarf is beautiful!

Kristen said...

Oh, I love it too! I think it looks like it was fun to knit!

Erin Kate said...

So lovely !

Kat said...

What a gorgeous colour!

Hilary said...

Beautiful! I was just thinking that I wanted some sort of wrap-y scarf thing...hmmm...this is such a great idea!

kessainstitches said...

Lovely design and choice of colour!

MJ said...

Stunning wrap! Totally inspiring!!

Kayrine said...

LOVE !!
and love your sweater as well...

Maryse said...

That blue is stunning! Very nice Nashira and the pictures are beautiful as usual!

needlsandcats said...

lovelly, beautiful blue :)
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Julia said...

That's lovely!

Knitting Needle Conversion Charts said...

Good job knitting that scarf! It's so lovely, the pattern, the colors, design, all are so gorgeous. I'm in love with your scarf right now. Very inspiring, thanks!