I was thinking about scarves, thinking about how I might want to make one cool, neutral, and clean-cut. If not for someone else, than at least for me.
Then I found Henry, and it's been true love ever since.
According to the pattern, I'm 1/7 of the way done. But if I want to have it done for my friend-boy by Christmas, I think repeating the pattern four times instead of seven will be sufficient.