Friday, January 15, 2010

Yay for Knitpicks :-)

I heard from Knitpicks last week and they kindly sent me replacement 32" cables :-) So, I got my ruffled scarf finished as you can see.....

but it needs blocking and the ends sewn in. Then I will try to get some 'modeled' shots of it. I don't know who I'll gift it to yet, but I think I will definitely make another one(if not more). I used the Caron Simply Soft I had in stash and I love that it feels so soft. I'm not very good at wearing wool, especially around my neck, I find it very 'scratchy' so this is perfect for me.... oh, hang on, this isn't for me is it, ha ha. Oh, well hopefully the recipient will feel the same - nice and soft, not scratchy ;-)

I got a $50 gift card from Knitpicks for Christmas, oh my gosh it must have taken me about 5 hours yesterday to spend it on line. I'm not kidding, I just didn't know what to buy with it - too much choice! I knew I wanted some sock blockers and I bought the little set that you put your dpn's in while you're knitting socks... but then I was so undecided about yarn. I wanted yarn (I have a ton of books, so I thought yarn stash would be better) but I didn't know what I wanted to make. I prefer to buy yarn with at least something in mind for it later. Finally after many hours of surfing Ravelry and the Knitpicks site I decided on some dk wool and some alpaca lace. I'll show you my goodies when they arrive.

6 comments:

Woo Free and Lovin' Knit said...

the scarf came out lovely. I'll look forward to seeing it worn, I've never quite known how to wear a ruffled scarf!

Charity said...

Very nice scarf! I love the ruffles. :o)

Sam said...

This is one of my favourite scarf patterns and yours is gorgeous -- I love that colour. Lucky recipient. And I'm sure they'll also appreciate it's not scratch qualities :)

Suzanne said...

Hey what a nice surprise from Knitpicks!! How fun!! Would be anxious to see "model" shots from your beautiful ruffle scarf. I'd love to see how you wear it!! :)
Suzanne

kim said...

What great customer service! I never thought to ask for replacements. This is by far one of my favorite patterns. Lovely ruffles.

Robyn said...

Very nice scarf! I love KnitPicks! I had no doubt they would replace your cords - they are great!