Sunday, November 10, 2013

Expecting cold temperatures tomorrow, UGH

Since we are expecting the temperature to drop tomorrow and possible bring snow to western Iowa, I thought it appropriate to make a hat and cowl out of a new yarn by Skacel called Mersilca, a wool, silk, cashmere blend.  I used 3 different colors and created a pattern that looks like it is self striping!  The ridges on the hat are made by knitting 3 rounds and then purling 3 rounds.   The cowl is made using a different color each round.  Stay warm!

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