Me and my Zeds attempted Christmas crafts more or less every day, starting on the 1st of December and ending on the 21st, last year and conquered Christmas. In the process, I discovered that there is time to do something between school and dinner at home and that I rather enjoy attempting crafts so I am still here blogging away.
I mentioned my plan to knit a scarf before here so thought it only fair to update you on how it went.
This was the blueprint:
And this is what it looked like before:
And this is after:
It was more difficult and less perfect than I expected. I knitted a few scarves a few years ago and was mighty proud of them so went into this project with my blueprint and my planning and some confidence in my learned-from-the-internet knitting abilities. I still like it quite a lot and Z1 seems to too so that is good. It's definitely a "Unique Handmade Item where variations in colour and texture only serve to highlight that it's one of a kind."*
*Translation: Please ignore any dropped stitches and the inconsistency in width of stripes, it was made with LOVE, dammit.