Secret Santa in February? Yes, you read that correctly. For the last 3 years, my knitting group organizes a Secret Santa Exchange. We always exchange our gifts after the holidays. We figure that with holiday
My recipient, Mica, wrote that her favorite colors were fuchsia, green and black. I looked through my collection of sock yarn and pulled out 2 skeins of Universal Yarn Ditto. It was different shades of pink with black mixed in. Initially, I thought it was a variegated sock yarn. As I wove with it, I saw that it was a self-patterning sock yarn. You can see the neat pattern the yarn was making in the first photo above. I also added big blocks of black stripes with Lisa Souza Sock! Merino. I used the black on the warp, too, but I couldn't see much of a difference. The only place that you can really see it is on the fringe. Oh well, that is just part of experimenting. You never know what you are going to get.
After soaking and drying, the yarn bloomed and gave the scarf a nice drape. The scarf is light yet really warm. I am still amazed each time I take a project off the loom. Weaving makes such beautiful fabric.
2 skeins of Universal Yarn Ditto, 440 yards total.
Lisa Souza Sock! Merino, 178 yards total.
Finished size: 7.5” wide. 62” long without fringe, 70” long with fringe.
90 ends + 8 ends(selvage)= 98 ends (49 crosses)
10 dent heddle
3 yard warp