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!
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