Carlisle Scarf by Craig Rosenfeld
It’s finished! This scarf is another project that was a pleasure from beginning to end. It flowed off the needles, and was done before I knew it. It spent some time on the New London Ferry to and from Maine, and came home to be finished, tidied, blocked, and photographed.
The trip to Maine was a whirlwind turnaround – it was fun (Judy and I are masters at having fun on a road trip) and crazy (rocky weather plus a boatload of middle schoolers on their way to Mystic Seaport equals a dizzy Jane) and interesting (I’ve never seen a big college campus after final exams – it looked like little trash riots had broken out everywhere). And when the trip was over, Rachel was home.
I’m so grateful to everyone who has downloaded Persimmon! I hope that when you all start your projects you’ll keep in touch. I’d love to know how your knitting is going; if you have any questions, comments or suggestions; and if you are enjoying the tilting and the knit-knit-knitting. I’ve just started knitting another one – a quick gift in Sundara Fingering Merino Cashmere.
The other day I had an out-of-the-blue fear that I’d made a huge mistake in the pattern – and that everyone would be casting on a completely wrong number of stitches. I checked. It’s all good. Knit forward.
5 thoughts on “My Carlisle”
my mom just finished this scarf last month – it’s gorgeous! she used a neutral palate, but I love the bright one you chose! beautiful job.
Thanks! I’m going to make one with Loft one of these days.
I love yours so much, I started one of my own. Thanks Jane!
It’s perfect for you Rosi! You’ll love the knitting!
The colors are great! The design is wonderful! The scarf is 100% success!!!
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