graphic stripe scarf. Now got over 5 ft of it and there's still plenty of yarn left! How much longer can it be? Probably another 2 ft, but I think I'll stop at 6 ft. That should be long enough to do that double-and-through-the-loop style that's so cool. At least on other people.
But don't worry about my getting bored with doing the same thing for miles. This is my portable project, good for keeping me out of mischief while keeping the Grandboy out of mischief. I can say without fear of contradiction that I have the pattern memorized by now, and it's easy to stop and start, say, when somebody climbs on top of the coffee table.
There's another project on the go that demands my full attention when I'm working on it, the Stefan's Dinosaurs cardigan for the aforementioned Grandboy. It's a whole lot more complicated than I realized when I bought the yarn and plunged in. (Duh! you quip sagely. It won a competition. It wouldn't be just a colorful little old intarsia. It would have texture.) And, boy, does it ever have texture!
It has texture moves I've never seen before, like slipped-stitch 2-color bunches of grass and subtle leaf patterns in the green areas, and rough, bumpy dinosaur skin. Yikes! You don't know the players without a program:
I've changed the color scheme from the original. For one thing, the background colors were shades of teal. Teal! I ask you--what self-respecting dinosaur would be caught roaming a teal-colored landscape?? Once the teal turned a more pleasing green, dinosaur colors had to shift. Here are the sleeves with some of the other colors: