NaBloPoMo Day 9: a finished scarf

My dear friend Sandy is a San Francisco Giants superfan. Actually, from my perspective she simply loves baseball in general and the Giants in particular because they are our home team. Her younger son is one of my older son’s closest friends so we spend a lot of time together. It helps that we also like each other, of course. So, when she asked me if I would knit her a scarf “Zito socks style” I immediately agreed. Of course, I had to look up who Zito was and what his socked looked like. (If you’re as clueless as I was: they look like this.)

I got myself three balls of black and one of orange Berroco Comfort, a very soft, totally non-animal fiber yarn and started knitting around. I put three stripes of orange at either end of a tube of black stockinette. I bound off once but had too much black yarn left so I went back to try to maximize yarn usage. And today, almost two months after I started it, I finished the scarf! Of course, I immediately gave it to Sandy without taking a photo so that will have to wait for another post. She promised to model it with all of her Giants gear on.

Maybe now I can wind up this orange and brown and figure out what to do with them. Oh, the possibilities!

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “NaBloPoMo Day 9: a finished scarf

  1. ACK! I wanted to see the finished product! But I understand being so happy you are done with something you give it away before pics. I do that. 🙂

    1. I finished it and then I thought I’d wait for the photo to see if she wanted fringe and she said no and that I couldn’t take a picture of her in it until she had her other Giants gear on. Oh well. 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s