I made it! This one has been done for a few days I just haven’t gotten around to blogging it.
That my friends is a LOT of freaking yarn….
Pattern: My own improvised pattern. Rav notes are here.
Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Grey Heather and Black. I used 715 yards of yarn or 385 grams, or roughly 2 full skeins (half of black and one and a half grey)
Needles: US 8 16″ circular
Now hopefully I can grab some photos this weekend of this yarn combined with the rest of the family costumes. We are all going as Despicable Me themed outfits 🙂
Gru’s scarf is sooooo close! I’m literally three stripes away from being done.
It’s t-minus two weeks from Halloween and fingers crossed I can make it!
The eternity continues…Gru is still growing…
I’ve used up almost an entire skein of grey and getting ready to start a second. I figure I’m almost if not halfway there? I’ve got just about a month to Halloween so my butt needs to be in gear!
Gru’s Scarf: 8 stripes down…a bazillion to go….
My husband’s Gru scarf is growing!
After some swatching I’ve settled on pattern ratio of black to grey. I think it’s pretty smart looking. I’ve been weaving in my ends as I go and I’ve grafted the cast on edge. This way I don’t have to fuss with the tube as it grows. I’ve taken this project in the car and to work so it can see some action before Halloween gets any closer!
P.S. My project bag for this project is a Halloween bag from dollar tree. I think it’s appropriate in this case 🙂
I totally caved…..
My husband overheard my Halloween idea and literally jumped on it. A) he loves the costume idea and B) he asked why I never made him a scarf. Where did this husband who likes knitwear come from???
I am not excited about the monotony of 7-8 foot scarf in stockinette. So I quickly decided to knit a tube and frat the end shut. I pulled some grey Caron Simply soft leftover from my grown up Sophisticate and the black from my Mini Minion Hat from the stash. I cast on 70 stitches in the round with the grey on a US 8 circular.
Now here’s the question….are the black stripes the same size or smaller than the grey stripes? They look smaller to me but I’m not 100% sure…thoughts?