Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Colorwork Hats and Mitts

Every once in a while something comes across my desk that makes me stop in my tracks. That's what happened when I saw the colorwork hat and mittens that Amy Loberg of Fiber Wild! is doing with our Angel and Honor. And when Anna saw them, she squealed. Anna is a big fan of mittens.

Amy has designed three sets that use a nearly solid Honor as the main color and Angel as the contrasting color. Not only are the color choices fun, I like the textural contrast that you get from the angora in Angel.

This is Narya. The MC is 56ns Fjord and the CC is 12 Iris Garden. (If you click on the name of the pattern in any of these, they'll take you to more pix.)


















Next up is Vilya. It's knit in Mirth with Tuscany trim. It has convertible mittens. If I had to pick a favorite, this the convertible mittens on this one would probably be the tipping point for me.


















Last, but not least is Nenya. The MC here is 57ns Patina with Gold Hill accents.

6 comments:

the_lazymilliner said...

It's difficult to look at images of winter hats and mittens when it's 90 degrees outside.

Angela said...

I wish Amy's shop were closer to Chicago! I've been there twice (actually to her first and current location), and she has always been great.

Anonymous said...

I was lucky enough to see the hats and mittens at FiberWild. They are even more beautiful "in person". Am so glad to know that the patterns have been published; the color, pattern, and the luscious feel of the knitwear mean that I will have to indulge myself...

Sally said...

Hard to pick just one. Love the colors!

Lorna's Laces said...

I know it's hot, but it will be January soon enough. These would make great gifts!

Wanda said...

I love the hats and mitts. Cloud Chaser is wonderful, as well. When will Honor be in stores?