Although it nearly killed me... and I considered abandonment several times... the Olympic spirit swelled within me and I did it! I finished the never-ending Lace Ribbon Scarf.
Now don't get me wrong... it really is a great pattern. But I should've paid more attention to the pattern's introduction. Specifically... "Its pattern is easily memorized and a breeze to work on in otherwise wasted moments. It's also ideal for those of us who do not always have a pair of socks on their needles!" A-ha!
However, I'm glad I persevered because I absolutely adore the finished scarf.
And got a Ravelympics medal to boot! Fortunately for me, I figured out late Saturday night that the Olympics were ending on Sunday so I was able to get the last few rows finished up and submitted on time.
The details: Knit with 2.5 hanks of ShiBui Knits Fingering (you must try this yarn!) in "Rapids" on size 3 needles. The yarn has just enough variation in in color to make it interesting without being distracting. Love it!