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Multi Cables Ear Warmer or Cowl in Bulky weight yarn Pattern

Posted by Lis Barsuglia-Madsen on

Multi Cables Ear Warmer or Cowl in Bulky weight yarn Pattern

I finally got around to working up our Multi Cables Ear Warmer for our SW Merino - BULKY yarns. It is 5" wide and works perfectly as a nice cozy Cowl too. I used US 11 (8 mm) and only 1 skein. But if you prefer a firmer version and use US 10 (6mm) you would need 2 skeins. Instructions for approx. 4" width are included in the instructions. It seems crazy working these bulky yarns at this time of the year. Swarms of mosquitoes were trying to eat me alive while taking the photos. It was snap and run. On the other...

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Multi Cables Ear Warmer

Posted by Lis Barsuglia-Madsen on

Multi Cables Ear Warmer

I worked this ear warmer back in 2005 - or before. I decided to make some more, except I couldn't find my notes. 3 days later after multiple attempts I finally figured out what I did. This pattern is easy. You only work cables on 2 of the 8 rows. You can easily adjust the pattern to other weight yarns. Just adjust the needles and either add or delete 8 stitches.  Remember patterns are guides - you are the ULTIMATE boss. Happy Knitting! Lis

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Odin's Hue

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Odin's Hue

Odin’s Hue* *Hue is Danish for Kep, Cap or Hat Odin’s 2 Raven - Memory & Thought and the Sun Wheel are century old Scandinavian motifs. I tried to make the crown “Feathery” in honor of the 2 Ravens. I choose colors instead of grey/charcoal for the “Feathers”. The Shetland Keps provided the inspiration for this “HUE”, love playing with colors. This is a win win combination, colors, using up my leftovers in the yak/silk/merino, creating a super soft warm hat. Figured there was room for a Scandinavian version, based on my Nordic heritage. These hats are great for using...

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Star Hat in DK "leftovers"

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Star Hat in DK "leftovers"

Star Hat in "leftover" DK merino Singles or any DK weight yarn. Create this Traditional Scandinavian Star hat in our or yours hand dyed yarns for a more modern version of this timeless motif.

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White Pines Hat

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White Pines Hat

My White Pines Hat Pattern updated and using our hand dyed SW Merino - Bulky yarn. This hat is among the warmest hat patterns as you have 3 layers of super soft bulky merino by your ears where you need the warmth the most. 

Have fun creating your own in your favorite colors.

 

 

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