Its high summer here, going to be 38C on Christmas Day and here I am posting a knitted scarf. In my defence it was knitted at the end of winter just before the weather turned warmer, then I tucked it away and forgot about it. Knitted in tencel and bamboo, it is a lovely soft and silky scarf. I have been told that bamboo yarn tends to split whilst knitting, but that if you use bamboo needles it knits up easily. By pure chance I used bamboo needles and had no problems. I knit my scarves sideways, I cast on 150 stitches for double knit yarns and go for it, adding multi yarns from my stash, this way the stripes do not look left-over stripey.