"gorgeous, classic designs include show-stopping details that will make you want to include more than one in your updated wardrobe"--Vogue Knitting, Fall 2013
Sunday, January 4, 2015
Environment Canada surely delivered--here's the view out the window this morning with everything under a light coating of ice. Good thing we don't need groceries.
This is a day to make soup, drink tea, and finish up the hat I cast on after dinner yesterday.
Before casting off,
After casting off, tassel added....
The yarn is Quince's Puffin in "Bird's Egg", knitted on 6.5mm at 3 stitches per inch. This was a top-down knit (the successful conclusion of an earlier less successful experiment). Why top down? I like the shape of the top, neither flat, nor peaked, and I love the beguiling way that the top-down format lets you sneak into the knitting, allowing you to feel that you really haven't embarked on anything much at all until suddenly, you have a whole hat ready to take outside into the January chill.