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A super-bulky, wintry version of the Willow Cowl, this piece will keep you cozy and warm throughout the cold parts of the year. The thickness of the yarn allows it to pile up on the neck, close the chin, bridging the ever-present gap in front of your coat. A must-have accessory, especially for those who’ve grown tired of the basic scarf.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This sweet, simple baby blanket design features a simple slip-stitch combined with cable technique. It is suitable for late beginner or early intermediate knitters and up. It is particularly beautiful in Farmablefibres 100% Cotton, but could be worked in any worsted weight yarn and could be altered to suit a lighter weight yarn or to be wider by...
This yarn is unbelievable. I’m not sure where it has been all my life, but I’m glad it’s now here. Squishy, soft, resilient, gloriously bulky, and with the tiniest bit of halo, Illimani’s Cadena I is perfect for wearing close to the skin. This smocking pattern is an easy variation on cabling, and is much easier to knit than it looks.
Knitting: Scarf, Beanie, Toque
Upon discovering Blue Moon Fibre Arts “Twisted,” I was instantly in love. The unique and eye-catching colourways alone would have sold me, but on top of this, it is easy to work with, and makes a fantastic final product using the simplest of stitches.
Self-striping-sock yarn can be used for so much more than your feet. Although any sock yarn will work for this pattern, the stripes look fantastic when built up on the diagonal. The pattern is easily customizable by length or by width and can be made to fit any level of fanciness.
I designed this scarf for a woman with classic style who takes a very early morning walk every day of the week, even in the winter. It needed to be able to last throughout season after season of fashion trends as well as one that would be wearable for both men and women, as her husband tends to borrow her winter clothing;) And what has better su...