I actually have some knitting FOs to share today. All are knitted from my very own handspun. Here are pictures and descriptions.
On the left is the Andraste Turns A Square hat, which is Jared Flood’s Turn a Square pattern, a simple but fun beanie that I enjoy knitting. The pattern is written for using two colors of yarn, but it works really well with self-striping yarn, and you don’t end up with color jogs.
The hat and mitts below were knitted from yarn I spun using Bee Mice Elf fiber in the Fall 2014 Club colorway, which I call Rustle.
I didn’t use a pattern for the hat, and the pattern for the mitts is one of my own devising.
I had a lot of the “Rustle” yarn, about 8 ounces total, so I made this set of matching mitts and hat, too.
The mitts are the Braided Mitts by Tara Johnson (free download on Ravelry) which I modified for a better look and fit. I then “designed” the hat myself using the same cable as in the Braided Mitts pattern.
There are also two pairs of mitts knitted from Andraste, but I’m not quite ready to share those with you yet.
I have gotten a lot of pleasure out of Andraste and “Rustle.” First, I spun them up into beautiful yarn, then I knitted that yarn into lovely and useful articles of clothing. What comes next is the pleasure of wearing and/or gifting these handspun handknits.