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Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A textured knit/purl pattern travels around the mitts, while columns of knit stitches travel in the opposite direction. The simple details of garter stitch around the palm, and a subtle scallop at the bottom frame this incredibly warm stitch pattern.
I love using the wild colors of a variegated yarn, but they can often drown out any stitch patterning. The linen stitch used in this cowl is a great way to accent those yarns beautifully. It blends pooling, and melds the colors in such a wonderful way. The cables in this cowl adds
There is no specific gauge, yarn, or needle size required for this pattern. You start by knitting a gauge swatch to determine what’s right for your scarf, and cast-on your own number of stitches. The two yarns listed are what was used for the example scarves. Scarf 1: Rowan Felted Tweed. Scarf 2: Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is so flexible you can use any yarn with any size needles at any gauge. You start at the very bottom point of the shawl and increase until it is as wide and tall as you want it. Knit a small swatch to ensure that you like the look of the fabric with the needle/yarn combination you have before starting.
I like to have something to hold my hair back, and thought a knitted kerchief would look more feminine than a bandana. The kerchief has a comfortable fit around your head, and can adjust to be loose or tight. This should fit most sizes, but the ties can be knit longer by casting on more stitches. Just make sure there are 90 stitches on the needl...