We are so excited to welcome Mel, from Mellywood’s Mansion, for a Guest Post today.
Mel has an awesome scarf tutorial to share with all of us!
Mansion, where I
fumble my around the house trying my hand at DIY. Sometimes I do well and
other times I don’t. Almost every
project comes with a story,
which, between the lines reads, I really
shouldn’t be legally
allowed to call myself a DIY
you here at the Inspiration Cafe, and I’m not going to lie,
the whole thing has left
me a nervous wreck.
love nothing more, than buying the latest
winter yarns and click
clacking up some fun.
knitter you can whip one of these up in a jiffy.
Boutique Sashay Yarn can be purchased anywhere. I found it for
I used a $2 ball I found in store at Riot.
but it’s really simple. So beware lots of pictures, but once
you get it,
you’ll be pumping these out by the dozen.
first you need to pull apart the wool, like this. Don’t try
to do the whole ball,
just do it a bit at a time
every SECOND hole, at the top of the yarn. The top is the
side that does not
have a nice finished edge. So basically there is no
yarn over, it’s just putting
the needle through the ready made
needle in your right hand through the first loop on the left
hand needle. Leave
a one hole space and place the next hole onto the
right hand needle like so.
with regular yarn.
out the ruffles.
(the one furthest from the needle point) and lift it over the 2nd loop
and drop it off. Continue to the last loop. Then grab what’s left of
the tail, bring it through the
last loop and tightly tie it off in a
knot – this will be hidden by the last ruffle.
and there you have it, one ruffled scarf.
I must go now because apparently I have to wash all the
left sitting on the table, here at the cafe.