As much as I hate ruining the pretty line of October posts, I have another 1-2-3 to share!
A while ago I purchase a pretty fiber batt, “Rich Girl” batts from a Ravelry friend, Adventures in Fiber. I purchased this around the time she opened the shop and she was kind enough to stuff a second batt into the package as a bonus! The colors were rich magenta and purple.
At first I wasn’t sure how I wanted to spin these batts, but then during Tour de Fleece I threw caution to the wind and spun them into singles:
The yarn came out pretty, and I got about 400 yards out of them, but I hadn’t counted on the silk creating nepps and uneven singles. So I waited, and as always happens, the perfect pattern fell in my lap.
At the beginning of September my friend Chrissy asked me to test knit her new cowl, one that she was calling Chou Cowl (and knitting in the colorway Mon Petit Chou).
Voila! My Cabbage Leaves: