Naturally all that crafting time means I get to make a good dent on projects. This year's focus was on finishing the Tyk and Tynd scarf. A beautifully simple pattern (perfect for mindless knitting while I catch up with friends) with a stunning end result.
Part way through knitting the scarf I had an idea to replicate the scarf ridges in the form of a coordinating Wurm hat. I kept the scarf on the needles while I worked from the other end of the yarn balls. This way, when I returned to the scarf, I could knit until all that wonderful yarn was used up.
- Yarn: Kauni Effektgarn and Isager Alpaca Strik 1 (alternating)
- Scarf pattern: Tyk and Tynd scarf
- Hat pattern: Wurm (a free ravelry download)
- Needle size: As recommended in the patterns
The combination of the Kauni wool and the Isager Alpaca is genius - the alpaca provides a colour wash that helps smooth out the transitions in the kauni wool, as well as 'lifting' the overall scarf so that it feels light and airy. I am extremely happy with the end result and know this will get some good use once Winter rolls around.