(anyone know how to rotate a photo in the blogger editor? I haven't been able to figure it out without re-saving it on the hard disk and going that route).
I recently purchased a pattern for a Crocodile Stitch Neck Warmer from Bonita on ravelry.com
It is a superb pattern and very well written, plus it has some great photos to help you make this pattern.
She also has a facebook group page at: http://www.facebook.com/BonitaPatterns.
The materials I'm using are 3 strands of size 10 thread held together and a size G Clover crochet hook. I wound strands of thread into a ball before I started this neck warmer, so that I wouldn't have to constantly fiddle with having 3 separate balls of thread to contend with plus, it takes up less space when you can discard those cardboard cylinders inside the balls of thread.
I started on this Saturday, December 31, 2011 and I am continuing to work on this Sunday, January 1, 2012, while watching my New Orleans Saints play the Carolina Panthers. What a game with records broken in the NFL during this game!!
Dunk Dat Ball, Graham! Amazing athlete who only played 1 year of college football - he was a college basketball player for the most part.
Here are some "progress" photos. These were taken Saturday, December 31, 2011:
Note: if anyone knows how to rotate these around in the blogger.com editor, I would appreciate the info.
You can see that I have 10 rows completed. The "scale" row is the even-numbered row. If you flip your piece over, you can see the V-Stitch rows (odd-numbered rows), upon which the scales are crocheted.
Hope everyone had a wonder first day of the new year, 2012! :)