10/26/17

Keyhole Knitted Scarf...Unforgettably Soft

 The key word here is 'Keyhole'.  It's a scarf style I've wanted to make for several years, but couldn't find a FREE pattern...until now.  HERE it is on Ravelry...if you want to make one, too.  You will notice I have changed the pattern a bit.  I did the 'Rib K2,P2 Pattern' for the first 4 inches and then switched to Knit on the right side and Purl across the wrong side.  The pattern was written for Noro yarn and size 10 needles.  I prefer a softer less scratchy yarn like this skein of 'Unforgettable' mixed with an other soft yarn from my stash.  I also increased to size 11 needles.
As per my usual 'OverDoSue-ness'...a second Keyhole Scarf is waiting for casting on with larger needles.  I love both Vanna's green and Bernat's rose with this skein of Unforgettable, and since I can't decide which one to use, I'll just use both. 
I think the #15 needles will work for the extra strand of yarn.  If not, I do have even larger needles. It will be fun to experiment, and besides I need the casting on practice.  It has been awhile since I knitted.   Like Vanna, I am first a Crocheter, and I will probably adapt this Keyhole knitted pattern to a Crochet pattern.   Do you think Vanna would like a copy? 



3 comments:

  1. I do want to touch that scarf and wrap it around my neck. I'm sure Vanna would be honored to get one.

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    1. It is so touchable and soft and would great around your neck. Love Vanna's soft yarns...she has lots of her own patterns...probably a keyhole scarf among them. I'll have to check before I write one. Don't want to infringe on her copyright...LOL!

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  2. I started a keyhole scarf over a year ago, then needed the needles for a different project and think I put it on a stitch holder....hum, or did I rip it out. Must go look. Like you, I don't like Noro yarn. I love their colors, but it's hard on the hands while knitting and I think would be very uncomfortable against your neck. Must go digging now through far too many WIP to see what I actually did do with my start of a keyhole. Lovely colors you've chosen.

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