Arwen and Aurora

Noro Aurora Ribbed Scarf
Noro Aurora Ribbed Scarf

I’ve been working on the Cardigan for Arwen like a fiend these last few days since Christmas, but I did find a little time to make this little gem from three skeins of Noro Aurora, color #5, that I got at the big Black Sheep Knittery sale last May.

This is a simple, ribbed scarf: cast on 30 stitches with size 7 needles and work in a two-by-two rib stitch until you run out of yarn. The finished size is about 4″ wide X 72.” The yarn does the striping for you and the little bits of metallic aqua accents add a lot of interest to what could be a plain Jane kind of scarf. Like the little black dress, ribbed scarves are classics for a reason, y’know.

The Cardigan for Arwen is steaming along and I’ll update you with some photos soon. Here is a link to the KAL. And if I don’t talk to you before then, a happy new year to all of you!

Update 04/20/2011: Sadly, this is the only photo of my Cardigan for Arwen that exists. It’s a “work in progress” photo and doesn’t show a lot of detail. And the fact that it was taken with my prehistoric cell phone doesn’t help. The photo doesn’t do justice to the beautiful Rowan Yorkshire Tweed yarn either.

Cardigan for Arwen
“A Cardigan for Arwen,” designed by Kate Gilbert

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