I just added a new pattern to my Ravelry store, Neenie Makes. I call it Leaves of Fall because I used a falling leaf lace pattern for the design and Knit Picks Swish Tonal in Goldrush, which reminds me of the colors of fall leaves. I love this tonal yarn because of the subtle color differences throughout.
One skein (220 yds) was all it took for both the cowl and the ear warmers (headband). The cowl is about 22" around and 8" wide and can easily worn draped loosely around the neck or pinned with a shawl pin.
The ear warmers (headband) are about 21" around and 4" wide. By estimating the gauge of one repeat of the leaf pattern, you can easily change the size of the cowl or ear warmers by adding or subtracting repeats. The pattern includes both cowl and ear warmer and can be purchased for $5.50.
I am trying a new stitch for a cowl/hood design that I am working on. The gather stitch is simpler than it looks. You create the gathered effect by using different sized needles combined with increases and decreases, all with simple knit and purl stitches. If you know how to make 1 by knitting through the front and back of a stitch and how to knit two together, you could easily knit this stitch.
I just added a new pattern to my Ravelry store. I call it Leaves of Summer Knitted Hat and Cowl. I converted a traditional back and forth lace pattern to a circular knitted pattern for a mini-cowl (16 inches in circumference) and a matching hat. This pattern is made with Knit Picks Swish Tonal in the color Canopy. It knits up quickly and I made it from one 220 yd skein. However, I had only about 3 yards of yarn left when I finished, so you might want to buy two skeins just to be safe.
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