Finished Liesel Scarf

Raymiew's picture

After seeing Asbjorn's wonderful work on the Liesel scarf, I decided to try my hand at it. It took me 14 days to finish it, and I learned my attention span is about 12 days. I finished it up this evening. This one is merino wool. Well really it's about 99.8% merino wool and 0.2% Boston Terrier.

Overall I'm happy with it. I think I will give it to a classmate.

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Just beautiful!

Just beautiful!

Kerry's picture

Looks great.

Looks great.

PaxKnitter's picture

Very beautiful in white.

Very beautiful in white. Excellent job.

My knitting usually has a bit of white, grey or black fur from one cat or orange fur from the other.

Peace,
Paul

Asbjörn's picture

Yay, a Liesel scarf. This

Yay, a Liesel scarf. This pattern is near and dear to me and yours looks great. I really like the pristine white. I also love the 0.2% Boston Terrier. I usually work with a Lab mix and the occasional black cat.
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What a beautiful scarf. Is

What a beautiful scarf. Is there a free pattern for this floating around? Or is it in a book? I have never done lace work before. But, it looks like this scarf could be enough inspiration to try it. Oh, and I agree it looks wonderful in natural white.
Kurt

Raymiew's picture

It is free and a link has

It is free and a link has been posted. This was my first lace project. It's pretty easy to work, but it's challenging enough to keep you interested for a while. I was amazed at home much I had to stretch it in blocking though to get it to look the way I wanted it to.

Asbjörn's picture

Liesel is a free pattern by

Liesel is a free pattern by Mary Joy Gumayagay available here http://yummyyarn.indus3ous.com/archives/2005_09.html#000293
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MMario's picture

Looks really good to me.

Looks really good to me. Very good definition on the leaves.

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Raymiew's picture

Thanks!

Thanks!

crmartin's picture

Very nice, you did a great

Very nice, you did a great job.

Randy

Raymiew's picture

Thank you!

Thank you!

albert's picture

It's really striking in the

It's really striking in the natural white- great job!

Raymiew's picture

Thanks!

Thanks!

Marshall's picture

Lucky classmate. I think

Lucky classmate. I think it's gorgeous .. nice work!

Raymiew's picture

Thanks! Hopefully she will

Thanks! Hopefully she will like it.

NeoYankee's picture

If she doesn't exhibit

If she doesn't exhibit appropriate gratitude behaviours (groveling, squeeing and offers to bear children) you are perfectly justified in strangling the poor creature. And you'll have a handy scarf with which to perform the grisly task.

P.S. Be sure to wear gloves.