|Just leave me hanging would you...?|
Sadly for me I didn't knit this for myself, so I must live, until Saturday at least when we'll be back at an unseasonable 6 degrees, with the constant fear that my ears may go black and drop off during my early morning cycle ride/slither through the back streets of East Oxford. I actually do like proper wintery weather but I wasn't prepared for cycling in it, the bargain merino base layer I got the other day is helping though. Wool is marvellous.
This wwwww1 is for my Mum, who's got a trip to Switzerland coming up, so really it should be in the post, but I had to take its picture in the snow first.
Here's the very lovely trad. 'Selbu Star' motif in actually completely unplanned patriotic Jubilympic colours...:
|Red, white and blue. And purple.|
The inside (which needed to be completely non-itchy) is some Rowan felted tweed in a dark lilac colour. I had to do some extra rows on the inner as the row gauge didn't match, but because you begin with a provisional cast on this was really easy to do:
|Through the headband hole...|