Airport convenience store, long flight ahead. The neck pillows catch your eye. Great function. Terrible form. Bulky, ugly, awkward. Likely too flimsy to offer real support.
This is better. The pillow scarf; it makes an incredible scarf (or shawl or hoodie) too. Wear it as a fashion statement: comfort and style merged.
A bias strip, it takes advantage of stockinette stitch's tendency to roll to, well, roll. It makes a warm scarf that doesn't slip down to your shoulders; and a substantial neck pillow when worn doubled or in thirds.
With it's swingy, colorful fringe, it moves, too.
An easy knit. Worked with two yarns held together, the body knits up fast. The I-cord fringe does take some dedication, but you're worth it.
about 2.5 stitches per inch, but giver or take a bit won't matter.
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Living in Maine, knitting seems like the best art form of all. The cold winters, cool summer nights, the wealth of fiber farms, and the beautiful landscape inspire me to the needles, to soft fibers, and to bright color to warm the heart.