Tagged: Secret Boyfriend Scarf


WIP Wednesday: The Neverending Scarf

The first recorded evidence of my efforts to produce a DNA Scarf for Boyfriend is this blog post made on April 3rd last year. April 3rd, that’s 350 days ago. 350 days, and this is what has so far been produced.


Embarrassing knitting confession time

When I first started to learn knitting, I somehow became confused by a diagram and started doing all of my knit stitches through the back loop. For the first few weeks, as a result, I found purling to be much easier than knitting and assumed everyone who said the opposite must be mental.

My first adult sized knitted garment was knitted to the pattern, despite my gauge being 1st per inch out. I thought that wasn’t enough to make much of a difference to the finished size. It was.

I once steam blocked a partly acrylic scarf that I’d worked furiously to get finished on time, but did it wrong and ended up with unrecoverable scalloped edges and all that work went to waste.

Oh, and I haven’t updated my knitting blog since October. Sorry.


WIP Wednesday: Crafting all the things

Greetings! It’s been a while since my last post, but I’m sure to be forgiven when you realise I’ve been off gallivanting around here for my first proper holiday in 14 years. Garmisch-Partenkirchen in...


WIP Wednesday: Attack of the many scarves!

Ok, well, two scarves. That’s sort of the same as “many”. Until now I’ve avoided knitting a scarf, though I did come perilously close, but a friend recently got completely overexcited at the realisation that I could make him a Tom Baker scarf and I took the opportunity to cast on for the secret scarf I’ve had queued for boyfriend at the same time.