I learned to weave two years ago. I've woven four scarves and a cover for a throw pillow. Beth brought the book, Kismet, into the shop and I loved how they combined knitting and crochet with weaving. I chose Wine & Roses, an infinity scarf. I enjoy mixed media project.
I had two skeins of Ella Rae Lace Merino Chunky (Bulky:100% Merino, 121 yards) and one skein of Jill Draper Makes Stuff Hudson (Worsted: 100% Merino, 250 yards). The chunky yarn isn't really chunky and was close enough (for me) to the Hudson.
The first new thing I had to do was weave in allllll the warp threads. Not fun. That's why it went into hibernation. I knew I wanted to finish this so I forced myself to weave in the ends one morning.
Tucker had other plans. He was feeling needy because his Momma (Thing #2) was dog sitting a puppy at our house. He rarely tries to sit on my lap and never for very long; he has a very short attention span. Would you believe he sat on my lap for an hour!
I kind of liked the puppy cuddles so I went with it. I did get a little bored though and took a few "selfies" with him.
When he finally got fidgety himself, I got back down to business.
Once I finished weaving in the warp threads, the directions called for picking up stitches and knitting in moss stitch for 15". I crocheted across the bottom to make a nicer pick up edge. Then being that I am a selective reader, I did seed stitch instead of moss stitch. By the time I realized, I wasn't going back. Seed Stitch vs. Moss Stitch in a scarf - not a deal breaker.
Life being what it is, I did find six random acts of ribbing 3" down that I did have to fix though. I used the fixastitch knitting tool to work the seed stitch up. I did a yarnover bind off to create button loops.
With the yarn I have left over, I'd like to knit the Lucy Hat. Hopefully I have enough, because I think the hat/scarf combo would be awesome.