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The Airy Fairy Scarf

The Airy Fairy Scarf

What do you do when there’s just one hank of a beautiful yarn on the shelf?

You BUY it, silly!

I found this cotton blend sitting by itself and scarfed it up immediately.  On the trip to Maryland, I made it into this airy, lacey scarf and, after blocking, it’s well over 5-feet long. It’s the perfect scarf to wear with a white blouse and blue jeans, or with a light fall blazer to give it some color.

A simple pattern like this knits up FAST and the results are pretty astonishing. Blocking made a huge difference.  The more I knit, the more I realize how much the simple act of blocking does to make anything I make look more professionally finished.

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