I have a friend who is a huge Harry Potter fan. So, for her birthday I decided to knit her a Gryffindor scarf. I had previously knit a Gryffindor scarf for an ex-fling, which turned out ok – it was the first pattern I had made myself. I improved on the original pattern for my friend, including adding an iron-on appliqué. The scarf is knit with Knitpicks Shine Worsted yarn in Currant and Dandelion. I love this particular yarn because it is a blend of pima cotton and Modal® natural beech wood fiber, which makes it extremely soft and washable!
Perks of living in Florida – knitting in a hammock 🙂
Knitting while I watch videos for my on-line course
The final product! Someone suggested including a note when you give a knit as a gift, talking about the yarn, why you decided to knit that person this particular project, how long it took you, etc. By including the note, the gift has more value – it gives the receiver a chance to understand how much work you put into the particular gift, and in return, the receiver is generally appreciates the gift more. I did that for this particular gift, and I think it made her realize how much work actually goes into a knit gift. Definitely something I am going to continue doing!