Done By December

by Janet Avila

Done By December

If you start now, you'll be done by December.

Every summer, we attempt to get you started on your winter accessories. Some people have gifts to make. Others just need to replace a well worn hat, a lost mitten, or a scarf that no longer matches a coat.

Winter accessories make the best summer knitting because they are small and portable - even if you are only traveling to your own backyard.

Every week in July I introduced my project ideas on Facebook. However, I thought it might be a good idea to put all the project names, pattern links and yarn suggestions in one place for easy referral.

In the comments, please let us know which of these is your favorite. Or maybe you have a go-to project idea that you'd like to share.

For your Head

Springfield Chevron Hat
One 150g skein of Woolstok and one skein of Feederbrook Entropy makes three slightly different hats. Or pick three 50g skeins of Woolstok and a 21 Color Slouch Kit (pictured above) for three very different looking hats.

Held Together Hat (free pattern with yarn purchase)
Y
arn Suggestions: 1 skein of Plied + 1 skein of Loft + 1 bobbin
Kits available here

Yakima Ear Warmer
Yarn Suggestions: 2 contrasting skeins of Ikigai

Rafas Hat
Yarn Suggestions: 1 skein of Dream in Color Classy or Malabrigo Rios

Bubble Wrap Slouch (crochet)
Yarn Suggestions: 1 skein of Spud & Chloe Sweater



Melinda Hat
Yarn Suggestion: March Hare Mini kit

Tangled Hearts
Yarn Suggestion: 1 skein of Dream in Color Classy or Malabrigo Rios



Snowy the Snowman
Yarn Suggestion: Ewe So Sporty

For your Neck

Hatdana
Yarn Suggestions: Handspun Hope Angora Blend or Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio DK or Migration Journey

The Shift
Yarn Suggestions: 3 contrasting skeins of Plied

Kite Tails
Yarn Suggestions: 1 skeins of NFC Studio DK or Migration Journey

Yes You Can (cowl)
Yarn Suggestion: 1 skein of Juniper Moon Farm Zooey

Versa Cowl
Yarn Suggestions: 2 contrasting skeins of Dream in Color Classy or Malabrigo Rios

 

May I Borrow this Please?
Yarn Suggestion: I "cake" of Bloom

For your Hands

Blue Beetle Hand Warmers
Yarn Suggestion: 1 Manos Fino Mini set


Warmest Mittens
Yarn Suggestion: March Hare Mini kit
Note: I used US size 5 and 7 needles

For your Home

Felted Flower Bowl
Yarn Suggestion: leftovers from Springfield Chevron Hat or 21 Color Slouch Kit

Reversible Textured Dishcloth
Be sure to wash and dry these before you give them away - they become soft and fluffy.
Yarn Suggestion: Handspun Hope Cotton (1 skeins makes a few)

 





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