I am a helper, I always have been. So when something comes along that pulls at my heartstrings, I'm all over it. Such is the case with the scarf project. The Old South Church, in honor and rememberance of those lost at last year's Boston Marathon, started a project to collect knitted and crocheted scarves to "wrap each runner in love". On Easter Sunday, the Old South Church will hold a Blessing of the Athletes during their morning services (which they have done since 2008) and present a scarf to each runner present. I can't think of a better way to show my support and prayer for safety and strength than by something homemade from the heart.
I decided to use Red Heart Super Saver in #324 Bright Yellow and #385 Royal for my scarf. I did a simple ribbed pattern of double crochet, alternating five rows royal, three rows yellow, two rows royal, three rows yellow, and finishing up with five rows royal. I had a TON of ends to weave in, since I didn't do it as I went along, which was very time consuming. I think it turned out great though, if I do say so myself, and I hope it will bring a smile to a runner's face.