She said yes, she would make me an 8x10 and in exchange (I offered to buy it) would I please make her a scarf to match the hat I gave her last Christmas. I said, "OF COURSE!!" Here is a picture of her in the hat, not a great picture, but I'm not a great photographer. With her is my nephew Archie, also adorable.
So I dug out the pattern, this is the one I used:
The pattern is D, the lower right corner. I tried to put on a star on it and failed miserably!
And here is how far I have gotten:
Not very far! I forgot that I hate this pattern! It looks great, I don't mean that, it is just that I have to FOCUS on what I am doing. I have to pay attention, which means I can't do it when the kids are around, or the tv is on, or any other distraction. I'll get there.........I've got a good month and a half.
The Low Down:
pattern: Sirdar 9211
yarn: Sirdar Crofter Chunky in thistle I believe
needles: 6.5mm (hurray for big needles!)
Here's where the hops are: