I recently started a new project out of our lovely Margene‘s beautiful handspun.

Bohemian scarf

The pattern is called “A Little Bit Bohemian“, and it’s a simple garter stitch scarf that’s totally reversible. With the sideways construction, it’s great for just using whatever amount of yarn you have – start decreasing when you’ve used just under half your yarn.

The project knits up very quickly – I’m already about 30% done. Unfortunately, you can’t see the lace too well in the bright morning sun, but I think it will be very nice when it’s blocked out.

The fiber is merino and nylon, in the “Sunset” colorway, from Fiber Optic Yarns. It made a very soft and squishy yarn.

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7 Responses to BoHo

  1. While I love knitting intricate lace, there is something nice about being able to effortlessly knit a soft, squishy garter stitch shawl(lette). With a nice yarn, they can’t be beat! 🙂

  2. Marilyn says:

    Sideways knit shawls are so fun to do. Quick and easy. Yours is looking good!!

  3. zeneedle says:

    Oh yes, that’s right! Fiber Optic dyes gradient fiber beautifully. I’m glad the yarn is knittable.

  4. Cookie says:

    How lovely! Isn’t our Margene’s handspun wonderful?

  5. Chris says:

    Oh, that’s going to be lovely. 🙂

  6. Stacey says:

    Margene’s hand spun looks luscious! I love my boho and it looks like you are going to love yours too. Is this you iknitarod knitting?

  7. kate says:

    Really nice – I just love garter stitch…

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