First, a pair of neck warmers for my neighbours, J & E. J's my handyman, after a fashion. Considering how hard he worked on my frozen kitchen pipes earlier this month...well, they're both good to me, is all. So J's warmer is blue; his wife, E's, warmer is crimson. Pattern: Herringbone Neck Warmer designed by Breean Elyse Miller -- a free Ravelry download. Yarn: Sirdar Big Softie, a nearly equal blend of wool (51%) and acrylic (49%), very loosely spun -- rather like pencil roving, actually. Except that I find working with 15 mm. needles rather awkward, these have been fun to knit. I really like the stitch pattern! Each will be finished with buttons I bought at The Shop.
|Herringbone Neck Warmer|
Next, a hat for my son's girlfriend, C. I've finished the body, and am working on the ribbed cuff now.
|Swirly Slouch Hat for|
Pattern: Swirly Slouch Hat designed by my boss, Lori, and available for purchase at The Shop or on Ravelry. Yarn: Marble DK (100% acrylic) from James C. Brett in colour-way MT 20.
Third, I'm almost half-finished a simple scarf in a glitzy cotton blend studded with sequins. It's purely decorative, for a friend who loves both turquoise and sparkle:
|Filatura Di Crosa 'Cristallo' in Colour #9 - Turquoise|
Alas, no other photo of it at present. Maybe later.
And on the fabric front, I finished this annual Christmas tradition for my son:
|Annual Christmas Boxer Shorts|
Fabric: "Comma News" from Moda -- rather fitting for a Digital Media student, don't you think?
Linking this post up with WIP Wednesday over at The Needle and Thread Network...see you there!