WIP: Winter 2015 Mini CAL with Moogly – Madly In Love Infinity Scarf

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Here is my WIP (Work in Progress) for the Winter 2015 Mini CAL with Moogly. Both parts have been released and can be found here. You can make either a cowl or infinity scarf. I am going to take the plunge and make the longer scarf.

Part 1 is almost all puff stitch which is a super fun stitch! If you need to learn the stitch she has videos for Right-handed or Left-handed crochet (AWESOME!). You will find some variations of the puff stitch online. It is essentially working partial half-double crochets into one stitch. For this pattern you work 3 partial HDC  and end with 7 loops on your hook before you yarn over and pull through.

For the longer infinity scarf, part 1 is 65″. This is taking me some time! I think that I will need 130 rows which puts me at ~100 more to go…I am determined though. The stitch and yarn is new to me so it has taken some practice to get my groove. I am moving along with it and hope to be able to post with the week my completion on Part 1 and movement onto Part 2. It is super cold right now here so I actually NEED a nice warm scarf!

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Winter 2015 Mini CAL with Moogly: Madly In Love Infinity Scarf

First of all I heart Moogly and second I heart this scarf! I am so antsy to start my CAL with The Crochet Crowd that I think I might start this mini CAL now with the weekend upon me! (BTW, can you tell that I am feeling better? My hook is back in hand!) You can find the WInter 2015 Mini CAL with Moogly here. Part 1 is already published. You can make either a cowl or infinity scarf. I am going to take the plunge and make the longer scarf. Part 1 is almost all puff stitch which is a super fun stitch! If you need to learn the stitch she has videos for Right-handed or Left-handed crochet (AWESOME!). You will find some variations of the puff stitch online. It is essentially working partial half-double crochets into one stitch. For this pattern you work 3 partial HDC  and end with 7 loops on your hook before you yarn over and pull through. wpid-20150211_201952.jpgI have purchased the yarn she used (LB Collection Superwash Merino) It is a Light “3” or DK/8 ply yarn. I chose Wild Berry. The yarn is not cheap. I had to order 4 skein @ 8.99/each. So this scarf will be for ME!