Product Preview: Soft Serve Scarf!!


I’ve been wanting to do another ice cream scarf for some time (I did one years ago), but just never got around to it. I wanted to refine the cone, and I wanted to make sure that my ice cream scarf didn’t look too much like my cupcake scarf!! Also a little birdie once wrote me a letter covered in cute little sketches of things. One sketch was of soft serve scarf. It looked like vanilla with rainbow sprinkles. I’d been thinking for a while about how to do it, and I finally settled on a plan.

I got a great yarn from ImagiKnit. I believe the brand is Twinkle. It’s super duper chunky, fluffy, soft and luscious. It’s truly delicious! I bought it in chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla. This stuff is $20 a hank! I probably won’t keep using this yarn, but it was nice to work with on this initial scarf.

The cone is good ol’ Vanna yarn. I like working with Vanna a lot, and there are a ton of colors (not great pink or yellow, tho!). I ran into the problem of the cone curling a bit. I seem to have this problem when I work in sc. I haven’t discovered or read about any ways of curing the curl, so I think for my next version, I will work in a wool for the cone so I can try to block it and stop the curling.

As you can see, this scarf is HUGE!! It’s too big for my taste. Not only is it big, but it’s also rather dense, eventho the chunky yarn is worked in dc, so it’s super heavy, and when you wrap it around your neck, it feels like a neck brace!!!

So next time: smaller pattern, looser work on the ice cream so it’s not so dense, and wool yarn for cone. I also want to do all vanilla ice cream, with rainbow colored party cones! I like how there is space across the top of the cone to stitch out words if I want, like people’s names!

I really want to make another version right away, but I have other pressing craft-fair projects to complete!!

21 Comments on “Product Preview: Soft Serve Scarf!!”

  • Mike

    says:

    I must to have one of these. I MUST!!

    • Mike

      says:

      Forgive my horrible typing skills lol

  • CurvyQ

    says:

    I love the super chunk. This may be one new fave foodstuff of yours. Gr8!

    • Thank you!!! I am going to try to make it a little less chunky for us peeps in California who don’t need aaaaaalll of this! 😛

  • Mariah

    says:

    You Miss are just jamming these damn cute things (pillows & scarf) out like crazy! I love the size of the scarf & the yarn you used, it looks so comfy!!

    • Thanks!!!! The fair is a nice kick in the butt for me to try new things 🙂

  • QBug

    says:

    Oh my gosh, it’s SO CUTE! I love the little pattern on the cones.

    You know, I’m like 6 ft tall, perhaps that scarf is just right. 😛

    • I hope someone buys it for a tiny little kid. What a funny picture that would be!

      • QBug

        says:

        Hehe, yes! I bet it would fit on like 3 small children at once.

  • Jules Chan

    says:

    These are soooo great, your just so super talented and I just did not know after all these years!!

    • Aw thanks, Jules!!! Well, I was also hiding in publishing for a long time 😛

  • Concertina

    says:

    Madame, as a fellow lover of all things yarn related (especially crocheted food), I must say that that is fabulous work! And I know it sounds trite but your creativity is really an inspiration.

  • Shelbi

    says:

    i am in such shock. this scarf is making me angry that i won’t be at renegade. it’s my favorite you’ve ever made. 😀

    • Thanks so much!!! don’t be angry!!! i am def going to make more in the future for etsy!

  • Michelle

    says:

    Very cute! You have such artistic skill.

  • San Smith

    says:

    this scarf look SO comfy – I kinda like how giant the ice cream cones are 😀

  • Jessica

    says:

    OH my goodness!
    I LOVE IT!
    You are too creative girl.

  • Heidi

    says:

    You never cease to amaze me!

  • Kit

    says:

    THIS IS UNBELIEVABLE. I really really want one! I love how chunky it is xx

  • shelleyscene

    says:

    i love this! i live in northern california, so the winters can get a bit cold, especially in san francisco (which is where you live, i believe?) so i think it should stay nice n chunky and thick!

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