Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Been Busy Knitting Here At ICanKnitThat

I wanted to let everyone know that I have been busy knitting and wanted to share a few things I have finished up.

First of all, my daughter Meghan has been wanting something knitted out of mohair and she picked out the beautiful yarn while I was visiting her in Nashville.  I knitted a very basic cowl for her and now that I have finished it I told her never again.  I have to admit that I did not enjoy knitting with mohair and it will not be a fiber I pick out in the future.  Anyway, here is a picture of it (be know plain stockinette is hard to make look good in a pic, especially a cowl).

Of course I had to make my weekly trip to Loopville to see what was new I heard about a neat pattern called Cantaloop by Shelley Branter which is also a free download on Ravelry.  I picked up a couple of skeins of Sprout in Natural and Galapagos Green so that I can knit two of the scarves.  Here is the green one in process.  I will share the finished project soon.

Then while searching Ravelry for a new pattern to knit a scarf in I found The Potato Chip Scarf pattern by Barbara Aguair.  It is such a great pattern and I highly recommend it.  I knew that my daughter Caitlin would love the ruffles and it was her suggestion to stitch it together so that she could wear it as a cowl.

Barbara agreed to let me share the pattern so here it is:

Potato Chip Scarf (Because you can't knit just one!)
You need 200 yds. of a worsted weight yarn.
US11 needles
Cast on 20 stitches
Row 1.knit 8, turn, knit back to beginning.
Row 2.knit  6, turn, knit back to beginning
Row 3. Knit 4, turn, knit back to beginning
Knit across all 20 st.
Repeat these rows until desired length is reached. End off.


  1. Mom, I'm not sure if you know this but I've been told I look great in green! :) My scarf looks really does look purple! So neat! Thank you!

  2. I will keep in mind that you look good in green. I told you the cowl looked purple...hope you like it when you try it on!

  3. love these comment convo! & I love your work!!! you are amazing!