Half of the Backyard Leaves scarf is done! It's been a very entertaining knit, especially after a no-shapinng stockinette sweater. And the yarn! Baby alpaca is my new favorite thing.
The pattern called for Zara, and now I understand why: the two distinct plys in the Shibui is kind of distracting with all of the lace swirling around. Zara is very smooth, and that probably would have been a better choice. However, I lurve this yarn, and will have enough left over for at least one hat! (35 grams is left from the first skein.)