A few people (on and off the net)
expressed an interest
in what I had been knitting
on those cold wet days
we had recently
Well, I had been set a challenge
a friendly one by a friend
who couldn’t work it out for herself
We had been talking about scarves
and mentioned ones that we’d had many many years ago
They had a hole in and you popped one end of the scarf
through the hole to keep it in place
so it looked all neat and tidy
Great for wearing under a coat
not too bulky round your neck
So as usual I dobbed myself in
and told her I’d have a go at knitting one from memory
Now as we had remembered wearing them in the 1950s
I had to jog a lot of grey cells as it meant I was thinking a long way back lol
I used some spare balls of fluffy wool
left over from the scarf knitting venture
a few years ago
when they were all the rage
Heres what I came up with
BTW those pointy ends aren’t as big and bulky
as they look like in the photo
and it feels really nice around my neck
rather like a neck warmer than a scarf 
This shows the hole I made
divided the stitches – used two balls of wool
the rejoined again on one needle
Its not a huge gap
I’ve opened the slit up for the photo
This is how it looks like if you were to just wear round your neck
Hardly noticeable
Of course after I’d done all the work
she rings and informs me
these kind of scarves have made a come back
and there are stacks of patterns on the internet lol
Oldest daughter saw it on Saturday morning
‘Please Please knit me one Mum’
Here’s her version 
she wanted it to be the same width
as the other one
so I used the same number of stitches
I love this wool as it knits up so quickly lol
Never mind about all those other patterns
Mine is an original
designed and made by Moi!!