Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Pink Knit Potato Chip Scarf

If you are not a knitter you might wonder why this is called a Potato Chip Scarf? They say that they are very addictive and once you make one of these scarves it's like eating potato chips because you can't stop at making only one. Well I did only make one scarf and don't know if I will make any more or not. It's fun and easy to make, but one is all I want to make for now. There are several free instructions online for making a potato chip scarf and some are a little different than others. I used the Rustic Potato Chip Scarf that is a free pattern on Ravelry.
I knit a Potato Chip Scarf out of the pink variegated yarn I bought a couple of years ago from a fiber artist. It's cotton and I think bamboo(?). It's soft and feels nice. 
As you knit this scarf if makes a ruffle. This is done by knitting short rows. Those of you who knit will understand what short rows are. 

I couldn't resist tossing the scarf on the garden Buddha in the snow!
Had to toss it over the Pagoda too, lol.
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10 comments:

  1. I don't knit so I won't be making even one of these, but it is really beautiful! Looks good around Buddha's neck. :O)

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  2. Love this! I've added it to my favorites. I am getting started with Ravelry... So much fun!

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  3. A scarf is fun to wear, love your pink ! I have friends who knit and crochet....they have given me scarves similar to this and I wear them all the time-in the cool season.

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  4. Pretty scarf and yarn. I haven't tried that pattern yet, maybe... It is just too warm here to wear scarves. I pretty much make socks and send them north.

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  5. I love your scarf!!! I added this project to my list of things that I want to do ( thank you for the link )..even knitting is not my strength, I like to learn and your scarf is so cute that makes me want to try! Thank you for the inspiration Daryl, you did a beautiful job, and I like the color!!!

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  6. Oh, I love it. Pink and ruffles, what else do you need. Thanks for the link, I would love to make one. I could have used it tonight, it is -2 outside!

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  7. It's so pretty in the pink colour. I wish I had time to knit.

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  8. I really like your scarf and I'm usually not a fan of things made with novelty yarns. It looks soft even in the photo and I like that the yarn looks like its different thicknesses which gives it an interesting dimension as well. as usual, well done
    tara

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  9. Your pink potato chip scarf is lovely. I crocheted only one and donated it to the Pink Scarf Project. One was enough for me! Too fiddly!! Creative Stitching Bliss Dear...

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