I used the wool for the Schneeflöckchenhat and I love the FO. I had the kit with the green. Maybe the green could be a little bit darker for a deeper contrast. But it's wonderful to knit with the wool. Sturdy but not ichy ant it's nice to wear.
About Rosemary & Pines Fiber Arts Luster Sock DK - The Yarn
Annika, the fabulous designer of the Schneeflöckchen Hat pattern, is also a fantastic natural dyer. She only works with organic yarns and carefully sourced dye materials. We're so happy to be able to offer a very (very) limited amount of Yarn Kits for Schneeflöckchen, so if you want to knit the pattern in the original yarn, this is your chance!
Annika's Luster Sock DK is a 100% organic German Merino wool yarn. It's sourced, spun and handdyed with natural dyes in Germany. Like all our yarns, it's non-superwash, plastic- and mulesing-free.
The yarn is durable, but soft and has a beautiful bounce and sheen to it, which make it perfect for Schneeflöckchen. We're offering three kits, all with Snow as the main color and these contrasting colors: Fog is a cool blue-grey dyed with indigo and oak galls, Golden Autumn a warm yellow from onion skins, and Pine a soothing green made with indigo and goldenrod.
What the Kit Includes
Enough yarn to make Schneeflöckchen in any size (100g / 3.53oz main color, 10g / 0.35oz contrasting color)
Rosemary & Pines Fiber Arts Luster Sock DK (100% German Merino wool; 250 metres / 273 yards per 100 g)
MC: 165 (205, 230) metres / 180 (225, 250) yards
CC: 15 (20, 25) metres / 20 (25, 30) yards
Sample shown is knit in colourway Snow (MC) and Fog (CC).
4 mm / US 6 circular needle with a cable length of at least 40 cm / 16” or double-pointed needles (or needle size to obtain gauge)
3.75 mm / US 5 circular needle with a cable length of at least 40 cm / 16” or double-pointed needles (or needle 1 size smaller than main needle)
27 sts x 32 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in stockinette stitch, on larger needle, after blocking) 27 sts x 32 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in colourwork Chart A, on larger needle, after blocking) 29 sts x 35 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in 2x2 ribbing, on smaller needle, after blocking)
Spare circular needle
Photography: Melinda Dela Costa
Model: Davina Ogigai
Tech Editing: Jessica Schwab
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