Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Ruffle Scarf Complete and Blogoversary!

Hello Friends,

I am still here! As you many remember we are building a new house and also put our current house up for sale. Due to contant showings of our house to potential buyers I have not been able to crochet as much. This is mostly due to have to clean up each day and not being able to leave my projects out and about. I have some great news though.... we sold our house! The hooks are back out and I am ready to go!
Today is also a special day for me as today, January 25th is my 1 year Blogoversary. I cannot believe a whole year has gone by.

Since starting my blog I have 69,986 visitors and I am so grateful to have people around the world to share my life of crocheting, knitting (somewhat), and living life with. My post popular posting is the pattern for the Never-ending Scarf (Infinity Scarf) with 2,784 pageviews - most likely due to being posting on but I thank each and every one of you for visiting my pages and sharing in the crochet fun.

Since I sort of became a scarf factory this past fall and winter, I think it is very fitting for me to share my most recent scarf with you - a ruffle scarf. This will be sent out to my mom tomorrow morning for her to enjoy.

I followed this pattern to crochet the scarf: scroll down to the middle of the page for the pattern. Some of the ladies I work with made this with the knit version of the pattern and thought it was much easier to knit it. I tried to knit it at first but my knitting skills are not up to par, so I picked up my hook and found crochet was much easier. I also like that the crochet version looks less like one long cylinder ruffle and more of a bunched ruffle. Either way I think they are both great patterns.

I used Red Heart Boutique Sashay Yarn which is just about out of stock everywhere. I was able to find some online but the rest of the colors were back ordered. This color is called Mambo.

I hope you are having a fabulous week and enjoy this lovely Wednesday.

xoxo Susan


  1. Congratulations on selling your house, and Happy 1st Blogiversary! I can remember the relief of not having to keep the house tidy all the time when we sold ours!
    The scarf for your Mum is gorgeous, the colours are amazing - shes going to love it!
    Gill xx

  2. Happy blogiversary. I always enjoy reading your blog and seeing what you've made

  3. Great scarf and congrats on selling your place. It really helps to get that off your plate.
    Hugs to you,

  4. Happy 1st Blogiversary! I always enjoy visiting your lovely blog and take a peek at your wonderful crochet work! Cheers! To many years to come :)
    Congrats on selling your place too! I sold mine back on feb2011 and moved to a new house :)

  5. That is a great color combo - I was one of that 2784 views coming in from Ravelry. I hadn't heard of the potato chip scarf until then - I made one up in crochet and it is so simple.