My current work in progress:

Geiger by Norah Gaughan, knit from Wollmeise Merino DK in the “Schwefel” colorway, using 3.25mm and 3.75mm needles.

Welcome 2016

Well, 2015 zipped by pretty quickly.

I finished up a few things in the last days of 2015. Starting with this:

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I actually finished my Border Cowl before Christmas. A pattern will be available soon.

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And I finished this next:

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This is a hooded scarf from the Fall 2014 issue of Vogue Knitting, and it looks like this being worn:

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I made mine from Mrs Crosby Ombra della Sera yarn in the “Roasted Chestnut” colorway. This is a worsted weight yarn that is 90% cashmere and 10% nylon and 100% fabulous. The pattern called for 660 yards of worsted weight yarn and I purchased 880 yards so my scarf would be good and long,

The pattern directs you to start at one end and knit towards the center, increasing for the hood, and then decreasing down the other side to match, so that I would be able to use every bit of this lovely yarn, I started with a provisional cast-on in the center and knit down each side, decreasing as I went.

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The resulting scarf is very long, so that I can easily wrap the ends around my neck and tie in the front.

I thin turned my attention to hats.

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This is Blunk the Hat by Martina Behm and it is a really fun knit. Very, very clever construction! The yarn is Merino DK Gradient from Wollelfe in the “La Laguna” colorway.

I just finished this last night:

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This is knit from a pattern called Pamir, and once again I used Merino DK Gradient from Wollelfe, this time in the “Granny Green” colorway. The pattern stitch around the bottom is tedious to knit but lovely to behold!

Speaking of lovely to behold . . .

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  1. those are some great looking warm woolies – too bad it has been such a warm winter – so far

  2. Wow! That border cowl is absolutely gorgeous! Love the hat colorways too.
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  3. Beautiful!

  4. Love the cowl, I’ll have to keep my eyes open for its release!
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  5. Sophy0075 says:

    Your cowl designs are always exquisite.

    Loki is also alway adorable.

  6. All so pretty, and I especially like the design on the hood scarf!

  7. I love your cowl – such a beautiful design – and the colors you used set it off beautifully. I am going to get the pattern. Happy New Year to you and your family and to Loki too!

  8. You are an amazing knitter, so glad to know of you and share your blog with others. Thx for the share of Vogue scarf…the yarn sounds yummy and love the scarf concept..! Happy New Year!!

  9. You have been very industrious! The finished results are wonderful.
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  10. Love the cowl!

    BTW – the pattern is Blunk (k not t) the Hat.

  11. I love everything – beautiful. Your border cowl is a work of art.

    I love your blog – it is short and to the point and full of beautiful work and inspiration.


  12. Sharen Warren says:

    Wow! Wendy, you have been so productive and creative too. The cowl is beautiful and I really like the Vogue scarf. I’ll be adding both to my queue.

  13. What a knitting super woman! Beautiful choices and technique.

  14. Oh Wendy, your cowl is GORGEOUS! Love your hooded scarf too. The hat looks difficult to knit; but very nice. Loki as always is lovely.

  15. An impressive portfolio of knits! I love them all.