FO Friday.

I finished a hat and scarf set for myself.


Set

Color is off in this photo, but I couldn't fix it without making my desk look even more overgrown with moss than it already is. (see next two photos)


Hat cableHat plain

Pattern: Sideways Grande Cloche from Boutique Knits.
Mods: None except that I used a different, slightly heavier, yarn so I cast on 36 st for the body of the hat instead of 42. 
Yarn: Knit Picks Swish Bulky (100% superwash merino) in Aegean; 1 skein exactly. 
Needles: Knit Picks Options, US#10, 9, 8, and 7, as called for in the pattern. I do not understand why the designer had me use four different needle sizes, but whatever
 


ScarfScarf is not blocked yet so the lacy pattern is rather…camouflaged.

Pattern: Lace Rib Scarf by Kay Gardiner. I found this one by using Ravelry's advanced pattern search — which is wizard, btw — to look for a scarf using bulky yarn. I avoided ribbed ones b/c they draw in  in width, and I didn't want to have to knit the scarf wider then necessary. Lazy efficient, me.
Yarn: (same as above, 2 skeins exactly)
Needles: Knit Picks US#9 because they were handy. Kay used US#10s for the same reason.


This is a more accurate portrayal of the color from the KP website:



Aegean

This will be a cozy set to wear next winter when the winds howl. Color is gonna be kinda boring next to my brown coat, but whatevs.

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0 Responses to FO Friday.

  1. Jocelyn says:

    You’re supposed to give us photos where YOU are wearing these things! I want to see YOU in ’em, hon. Gorgeous color, for sure, and smart style.

  2. Sophanne says:

    Fabulous!

  3. gayle says:

    Hat has handle? Like giant squishy inverted coffee mug?
    Pretty color. Pretty knitting. I think the color will elevate the brown coat…

  4. JulieH says:

    I agree with Gayle! I look forward to seeing you wear it around town.

  5. Silvernfire says:

    They look cozy, and I love the cable down the side of the hat. May you enjoy them!

  6. Carrie#K says:

    That looks so snuggly and warm!

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