Friday, October 16, 2015
Smocked and Smitten Cowl
Handmaiden Fine Yarn recently added a new yarn to its line, Smitten. This double knitting yarn with its 80% merino, 20% silk content takes colour so beautfully, it is hard to resist.
The addition of that thread of silk gives the yarn its lustre, while the merino gives it warmth and stability. A most rewarding yarn to work with.
One skein works up into an elegant cowl, worked in a reversible stitch pattern that exploits the colour variations in the yarn.
Worn with its full length up, it makes for a regal, almost Renaissance look.
Or wear it with the collar turned down:
Which colourway will you choose?