October 11, 2008

More from the seadrift mohair and current socks progress

All sorts today, this is the first post of two. Current sock progress and yes you will notice I have 3 different socks on the needles for some reason:) This yarn is Trekking gifted by Otivia for the hospice socks appeal. Truly autumnal colours aren't they?
This gorgeous yarn was dyed by Rosie with koolaid and is so vivid it lightens up the dark days.


This is a mixture of some opal I think mixed with a patons purple heather that Cecelia gave me when we visited. I love the mixture and it will make warm socks as there are 2 strands to knit with.



Then I decided to see what I could make with the remains of the mohair. Here you see a medium moebius cowl
Here a smaller one. Both done in 2x2 rib. 5mm Knitpicks harmony circular needles.
A gratuitous shot of the 2 together.

Still have this much yarn left, which I think may make a pair of wristlets. Watch this space.
Lydia decided to try the cowls for size.
I think they will be lovely and warm for someone for the winter don't you?


They even kept her bare head warm:)
I've got my last skein of mohair in the dye pot together with 2 skeins of merino. 1 sock weight 1 DK.
Pictures when they are done.
Next post, a walk along Heysham promenade.

4 comments:

yvonnep said...

I love the colours of the mohair... they are almost springlike.

Rosie said...

I hadn't realised how very red I'd made that yarn!

Love everything you're making :)

Jean said...

Really gorgeous cowl, I am inspired to make one of my own, care to share the pattern?

Anonymous said...

The moebius cowl is FAB!
~SP