Then I went off it again.
Until recently, when I had an irrational need for a snood. I bought some purple lurex wool from All the Fun of the Fair on a whim (it was on sale; go check it out, it's a cute shop), and decided it would have been perfect. Trawled the net for a pattern, and also pulled out my 70's knitting book, then got going!
|Brilliant knitting and crochet book!|
This was the result of the pattern from the net:
But purple doesn't go with everything. I need a black snood I can wear to work. (I improvised this one with a stitch from the Encyclopedia):
What about when I'm feeling a bit Busby Berkeley? I need a silver snood:
Now I need something nautical - a red sailor hat from the Vogue Knitting Book of 1950:
|The version in the book...|
|......and my version. Can you tell the difference?|