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Winter Warmth

The boy knows I like to crochet. Last winter, whilst I was in the midst of a larger project (baby blanket for my Goddaughter's baptism), he asked for a scarf. Well this fall, I finally got around to it.

I didn't follow any particular pattern. I tried to use a technique I found on Pinterest, but it was too difficult with the yarn he'd picked out:

So I ended up mostly doing Hdc in the front loops for the whole thing.

In the end, he loves it and it's warm. And that's all that matters.

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