Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Claret Squishy Scarf

You're probably wondering how many scarves one woman needs, but scarves are a great accessory. They add a pop of colour, are warm and are just fun to make. I found the pattern for this big squishy scarf at Etsy, and I loved loved loved it! First of all, when I saw this on Hopeful Honey, I instantly fell in love with the colour and look. You might have noticed I didn't use the same colour, but I have to say, I love the claret colour that I did chose. Gorgeous for the winter months.

And warm! This yarn is Debbie Bliss Roma, a wool and alpaca blend that is so soft, so luxerious and warm that I instantly fell in love. And I fell in more in love with the finished project. I'm talking warm, soft, squishy. Have I said that I'm in love, because I am! This yarn was the yarn listed in the pattern and I decided to go with it because it called for a super chunky yarn and I wanted something a little luxurious, something I could wear to work or around the town and not just under my coat. A statement piece if you will, and I am so glad I decided to splurge on this yarn. Worth every penny.

If you've looked at the designer's picture, you'll notice I did not include pom poms on my scarf. I do love the look they lend to the piece, but I've never made pom poms and I didn't think a yarn like this was the type of yarn to learn with. It's just too nice so I decided to skip the pom poms.

This was a joy to work up and is definitely my favourite scarf. I know I've said that about others before, but I don't own a thing like this and I think I'll be hard pressed to find another piece quite as lovely as my claret squishy scarf.

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Happy Hooking,

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