I’d like you all to meet number seven. I don’t think this variation needs a lot of explanation. Again, Catania Cotton. Again, Pierrot 29-34. Just when i think I’m finished with these guys, they pull me back in!
You can see a rundown here along with pics of my Number Six. (Yes, I know. I have a gift for catchy titles.) Number Six was cute, but Number seven…well, it’s Claret.
Claret makes me happy. And so does Number Seven.
You can’t accuse me of being fickle. Fickle flits from one pattern to another. This scarf pattern and I are in a relationship. No matter where my eye wanders, I keep coming back and trying variations in color and pattern to the most excellent Pierrot 29-31. The only relationship as durable as the one I have with this scarf, is my relationship with Catania mercerized cotton. I’m not ashamed to say it. I love them. I’ve proclaimed my love boldly:
- In February, I worked the pattern for the first time. I followed the directions implicitly in an odd colorway of plum, chocolate-brown, off white and grey.
- My second version (first variation) was a “Seascape”. I love it. Maybe my favorite of all of them.
- Third, was in ivory and spring green. Very natural and organic.
- Fourth, my daughter chose the color palette, and so it became “Whitney’s Scarf”. That girl has a wonderful eye for color!
- The fifth version was an Easter edition of the pattern, or as I like to refer to it, “The one that looks like a watermelon.”
And now I’ve finished number six. I like it a lot. It’s more of a winter colorway-crisp, cool and evocative of all things brisk.
Too much? Maybe. I’ll just leave it at “I like it. A lot.”
Each of these scarves will complete their creative journey as a Christmas present. Needless to say, the person who gets number six will have to be very special-at least as special as number six.
Yet another variation on this pattern. The stitches were relaxing. It was a very zen creation. Fewer colors, a single repeat of the lace pattern, simpler edging…
A variation on Pierrot 29-31 that I posted here. You can find the pattern on their site. I love these colors! They make me crave the beach and all things reminiscent of the sea. I used Catania mercerized cotton and I’m experiencing a little mini-obsession with this particular yarn.
Perfect for a lacy all-weather scarf. Let’s play hooky and go to the beach!
I love this scarf. I’m not sure if I’m swept away by my color combination, but I loved the way it came together and the feel of the mercerized cotton on the hook. This pic was taken before I finished weaving in my ends and blocking. I know, I know. I jumped the gun. I do that…
29-31 Horizontal stripe shawl by Pierrot (Gosyo Co., Ltd)
found on Ravelry…