|Felted Shetland Beret|
I used Lion Brand 1878 Wool in Charcoal, it felted beautifully. Guess I need to repeat for daughter.
I had two odd balls of Berroco Blackstone Tweed from a sale bin - and it was perfect for Kathmandu Cowl. This yarn is a next to your skin soft and elegant tweed. This is a perfect compliment to my favorite winter jacket perfectly. This pattern is free, Super quick and easy knit. (Shown here unblocked/even better blocked)
The Knitting Boutique)and I, of course, had to visit immediately. To my delight, they carry one of my favorite yarns - Schulana Donegal-Tweed. One and half skeins later we have a cozy, yummy cabled hat for hubby. The color has to be seen to be appreciated and with 5% cashmere, it is so nice to wear. I have a sweater's worth of this yarn in silvery gray in my stash - too good for just any pattern - it has been there a while.
Holden Shawlette has been rolling around my knitting bags for weeks waiting patiently for the last 30% to be done. One afternoon of football later, I have a lovely colorful shawlette. I was surprised at the small size and worried it would not be useful. Turns out - I like it better than the larger shawls - acts more like a light accessory to add color and not a garment. And at under 400 yards - these will knit quickly. Queueing more shawlettes as we speak...
Hubby reminded me that the 45 still need attention. He loves this plan and keeps me honest to it. At his