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A winter we will go January 18, 2012

It is with almost palpable relief that I embrace the cold temperatures we are finally having…

Curiously, without them, January just feels wrong.

So I welcome the chill and celebrate with a new chapeau!

Chic Knits Elisbeth Collection

 
This is my personal Elisbeth Cap that I’ve been knitting in the evenings.
 
Am still having a love affair with black yarn, even though it’s finicky
and hard to photograph.
 
Pourquoi? Because, imho, it rocks a cable like almost nothing else…
 

Chic Knits Elisbeth Collection

This is going very fast, although I had a panic attack last night, thinking I was going to run out of yarn before this got to its slouchy finish.

I ended up un-doing the ball of yarn, measuring it via a very loose *arm’s length to sternum* way (about 39″) and think I just might squeeze it out…

Vrrooooom….

4 Responses to “A winter we will go January 18, 2012”

  1. I too love black cables, but my (too) soon to be elderly eyes, do not agree! I just finished a simple black, cabled cowl that took twice as long as it should have……..

  2. Jennifer says:

    Lovely! I’ve been contemplating a hat to go with my orange coat – solid black may be the way to go! And I agree, it isn’t January without the face numbing cold.

  3. anita says:

    Hi Bonne,
    Love your knitting!!! Knitting is very catching isn’t it!
    I’ll be sure to drop by again. Have a great day.
    Regards, Anita.

  4. Seattle Amy says:

    What yarn are you using? Just bought the pattern…so here’s hoping I actually get in gear and start knitting!

 
 
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