Remember how cocky I was about the scarf for my gorgeous tropical niece? Yeah. I frogged it this morning. All the way down to the end.
After 700 hours of knitting it had only reached about 13", hardly enough for a scarf. Plus the pattern kept eating stitches. No seriously, I cast 38 stitches onto 3.5mm needles and had to keep adding one every 10 rows. By the time I had had enough there was only 32 stitches on the needle!
So now it is back to plain old garter stitch on 8mm needles and I'm already up to the same length again. My plan is to finish it off and then add a flower to make it a little prettier. Will post photies soon.