Rippling Along

To round off the year I wanted a quick easy project that was a fun knit and would make a great gift. I decided on a hat quite quickly and as I love stranded colourwork and haven’t done any recently it seemed the perfect choice!

A colourwork hat doesn’t really take that much time and with two colours there’s a lot of yarn left over, so adding a matching cowl was a logical choice to get the most out of my yarn!

I wanted to start with one colour and swap to another as the best way to use up the yarn and get matching accessories so I chose a colour pattern that would let me move from one colour to another. I love these undulating rippling waves! The bonus is that they have a super simple repeat and there’s no long floats which can be tricky to tension so if you’re new to stranded colourwork it’s a good way to start! I still have about a third of my yarn left after making the adult hat and cowl so if you’ve got any half balls of yarn it’s a great way to use up your leftovers!

You can get 25% off the Pirl Hat and Cowl with the code PirlSale until 11.59 pm (UTC) on the 20th December 2022. The pattern is also on LoveCrafts and Etsy!

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Credits to @atelierriv, @elcosturerodegemma and @WoolyMcFluff on IG and Cyb-Iri on Ravelry!

Credits to @atelierriv, @CashmanCreates, @einfach_anders_29, @Fibre_and_flowers, @Lsquaredfiber, @Nerdswhoknit, @tjprestwood and @WoolyMcFluff on IG and ChristianaLuce, gheeble and LadybirdRenata on Ravelry!


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I’m Liz and I'm a Scottish Knitwear designer! I design and write knitting patterns for accessories, produce tutorials and write about what I do!

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