Robin Hunter interviewed me about being a knitting designer. You can read the interview here!
I finally sat down and woven in ends on a whole slew of hats over the last couple weeks, pulling out many of the remaining hats from my last rounds of donations.
Simple cashmere hats made from recycled cashmere yarn left over from other projects.
Simple textured hats- the blue is in one of my favorite yarns, Shepherd’s Wool Worsted. It’s a beautifully soft yarn that really shows off texture and cables wonderfully.
A fringed wool scarf, made from fabric similar to lightweight dress pants. I made it extra wide, ala a blanket scarf.
Question: how many hats can you get out of a skein on Eco +? Answer: 6, if you use the last bit up with some other leftovers for stipes. (4-5 if I had done longer fold up brims)
PS- those brown hats below? Also Shepherd’s Wool Worsted.
When I went to Turkey I found a couple of yarn stores, so of course picked up a bit of yarn! Most of the yarn was acrylic or acrylic and wool blends and were made in Turkey. I picked up some plain yarns and a few self striping fun skeins as well. A couple skeins of the yarn I picked up had metallic thread running through it and was quite fuzzy. I held these yarns together with leftover wool yarns from my stash to tone down the sparkle make thick warm hats. Still looks a bit like a unicorn threw up on them, but hopefully in a fun and not overwhelming way.
Several of these hats are variations on the Elevation Hat.