The first scarf I made this past week was a black one with a stitch in the middle that looks somewhat like hearts. The scarf is based on this youtube video tutorial (video is in Spanish). The pattern was really designed to be worked in a round as the lady was making an infinity scarf. But, I didn't want an infinity scarf; so, I did a little experimenting and adjusting and was able to make it work in back and forth rows. The final result was really pretty. I like how the stitches look like little hearts. For the outside, I just made a simple shell border -- 4 double crochet, one single crochet; four double crochet, one single crochet; etc.
Here is a closer up look at the stitches
And here is a look at the border.
Midnight Snowstorm Scarf
The second scarf was made using the video tutorial for the Fiber Flux pattern Love Notes Scarf. This pattern is easy and really quick to work up. My mom showed me how to make a border that looks somewhat like snowflakes. Hence the name I gave the scarf -- "Midnight Snowstorm Scarf." :-)
I'm happy to sell the scarves I make, but I cannot sell this one because the lady who made the pattern has requested that her patterns be used for personal and charity purposes only. But it is a fun and quick scarf to make, so I share it in case you would like to make one for yourself.
Here are a few pictures.
And a look at the border.
On Saturday morning I ordered some ring blanks. These are supposed to come today (not here yet at 3:39 p.m.), and I am getting excited to receive them.
While waiting for their arrival, I have been working on painting some glass gemstones. Here is a look at a few of the supplies. (I don't need the needle nose pliers/wire cutters for this project; They are just holding down the corner of the plastic wrap.)
My sister picked me up some large gemstones. Thought these could be turned into brooches or magnets. They're quite pretty. One of them looks like it has speckles of sand inside of it. The blue one pictured below looks like it has tiny glittery speckles inside it. Can't wait to get busy making something with these!