I’ve been creating…
I thought I’d do a small thing that only took a ball. The buttons are decorative, as I don’t trust buttons to keep knitwear together. But I rather like the effect. The matt, galvanised steel buttons perfectly match the naturally heathered metal grey colour of the Stansborough Grey wool.
Mythral is gorgeous and so nice to work with. This particular number is knitted in Royal Mythral. The loft, the lustrous liquid silver drape of it! Happy sigh. 🙂
The stitch pattern is a variation of waffle rib, an old stitch that I haven’t seen in recent patterns. I came across it in one of my vintage books and thought it should have an airing in a modern style. I’ve used the ‘wrong’ side, which I think suits this design nicely.
I’m sorry my posts have been a bit Mythral heavy of late. I’m under deadline to produce a few supporting patterns for the Mythral yarn, which is beginning to attract interest from around the world – which means that overseas readers may see it in yarn stores soon!!
Pattern for this yet unnamed neck warmer will be up soon!
I’ve got one more pattern to do before I can relax a little. And then I can show you a number of other things that have me very excited. Including this: