Sunday, February 10, 2008

Scholar Collar

I chose to go with the sun:

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I liked this button because I love how the golden streaks bring out the warm gold flecks in the yarn. After adding the buttons, I didn't think that they took too much away from the classic feel of the collar while adding a little playfulness.

I originally tried to find a nice wooden button, but I couldn't find one that I really liked.

The "Scholar Collar" was a great instant gratification knit. I'm already planning another one in a bulkier yarn. This is the yarn I used for the current one:

Jo Sharp Silkroad DK Tweed, Color: Berry
85% Wool, 10% Silk, 5% Cashmere
Yardage: 147yds

I used size 9 needles.