Long time no see, guys! I’ve been busy with exams and papers and all that pesky university stuff. But on Monday I just couldn’t help myself and cast on this little beauty:
I used the left-over from the sheep heid, because I fell in love with the anthrazit colourway. I’ve never been a fan of grey, but it looks so distinguished and goes well with basically everything! You could say I’ve come around to it in a big way. The pattern is the Origami Falls Cowl and was a pleasure to knit. That’s all from me today, but I hope to get back to regular posting now that I’ve written my last exam for this semester!
11 responses to “The Advantages of Grey”
Ooooh, that’s lovely! I adore that edging technique, too…use it all the time 🙂
Thank you! Yes, I love that edging, too, it looks so pretty! Also I must admit I don’t like the hand-sewing it requires.
Me too, but I figured out a way to pick up the cast on stitch to hem it while knitting 😉
I tried that once, but it looked terrible. 🙁 How do you do it?
It’s on my blog in the Winter Garden pattern; I do it like this:
Next rnd (knitted hem): With right needle, pick up first cast-on stitch from cast-on row. Slip to left needle. Knit it together with the first stitch on needle 1. Continue in this manner, picking up 1 st from the cast-on row, slipping it to the left needle and knitting it together with the next st on the needle until the hem is complete and you’ve worked to the end of the round.
Thank you! I think I did it similarly, but I’ll try it next time. Maybe I just need some exercise. 🙂
Beautiful! It always makes me *so* proud to see what awesome projects people create with my stuff 🙂
Oh, wow, thank you! I’m glad you liked my project. Your design is really very beautiful, I got lots of compliments for the cowl! 🙂
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