I can look at this scarf and see the mistakes I've made. I can see where I picked up a stitch somehow and when I knitted two stitches together to get my number of stitches back to the correct amount, it would make a hole in the scarf. I don't really understand it all yet because when some of the knitters saw these holes at the retreat, they thought I had dropped a stitch. Farther into the knitting, much farther, I can see where I finally mastered it enough not to add stitches. No more holes in my scarf! It looked pretty good from that point on. I got on youtube to find out how to cast off. I watched a video a few times, paused it and did it! I've got a small little piece of yarn on each end of the scarf to weave into the scarf and a little piece left over that I'll put out for the birds to use in a nest this year. What fun is that?
Do you see all of these wonderful knitting needles? This bounty came in the mail today as a complete blessing and total surprise from my quilting and knitting friend Micki! She said she didn't need them and thought I might like them. Wow! Do I ever. I plan to use each and every one of them -- eventually. Happy March to you all.