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As you may know, I’ve been learning to knit, and it’s much harder than I had anticipated. However, I’d promised Mr. Johns a scarf, and I was determined to make him one.

Well… this is the end result!

What this picture doesn’t show terribly well is the fact that the bottom of my scarf is a lot wider than the top of my scarf. For you knitters out there, I think I was somehow adding stitches as I went, and I can’t fully explain how! But here it is, anyway. ๐Ÿ™‚

Mr. Johns is very happy with it, and he’ll wait until Valentines Day before I hand it over. He says he doesn’t mind at all that it isn’t perfect. He just likes that it’s made by me. How sweet is that? ๐Ÿ™‚

I asked our just about 13-year-old son if he felt the same way and wanted me to knit him a scarf, and he very politely declined. He does care if it looks homemade. ๐Ÿ˜‰ And I don’t blame him a bit.

So there you have it–my completed project. I’m very proud of it, and I’m completely tickled that Mr. Johns is so enthusiastic to wear it.

And just a quick reminder that my newest release is officially available January 26! That’s right around the corner!