Friday, 11 November 2011

Mummy's hat

(Goblin is 24 Months)
I found some amazing yarn on ebay from the shop Alternative*artisan*UK. It's recycled sari silk yarn -  the colours are totally amazing. I bought the golden colour but it also comes in red, green, turquoise and more. I wasn't sure how it would be to work with so I only bought one 100g skein 
I didn't really know what to do with it so I just knitted a rectangle on 12mm needles using 30 stitches across. And look what it turned into. 
It feels really nice to wear. 

2 comments:

  1. I have a scarf made of something similar but it sheds horribly - does your hat shed?

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    1. No it doesn't shed but it does unravel. The sari threads aren't joined together very well, they are just twisted so every so often one comes undone and creates a massive hole in the hat and I have to darn it. I think eventually it will be all darn and no knitting. but it looked cute for a while at least.

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