It was nice to have a plain, garter stitch project to work on between zombie knitting. It's funny how something so boring can be so soothing. I guess it's only boring when you don't have anything else to pay attention to.
Pattern: Pointed Garter Scarf by Meg (see below)
Yarn: Gedifra New Age - 147 grams/338 yards
Needles: US 9/5.5 mm Brittany Wood straights
Knitline: December 12 - December 24th, 2010
YTD Mileage: This project got me to 5.10 miles! Yay!
Pointed Garter Scarf PatternGauge: Don't worry about it, it's a scarf!Abbreviations:M1: Make oneK2tog: Knit two stiches together
SSK: slip 1 stitch purlwise, slip next stitch knitwise, knit both slipped stitches together
Dbl Dec: Slip two stitches as if to knit, knit one stitch, pass slipped stitches over (This is a centered double decrease, taking three stitches to one)
Cast on 3 stitches.Row 1: K1, m1, knit to last stitch, m1, k1.Row 2: Knit plain.Repeat last two rows until scarf is desired width.
Knit in plain garter stitch (knit every row) until scarf is desired length or you are nearly out of yarn, leaving enough to create point.
Next Row: K1, ssk, knit to last 3 stitches, k2tog, k1.Next Row: Knit plain.Repeat last two rows until there are 5 stitches left.Last row: K1, dbl dec, k1.Bind off. Weave in ends. Block if necessary .