How about this wonderful project by Miss Edie Kim?
Edie is an excellent “maker of things”. She is always quick to let inspiration take over and tinker with an idea till it becomes a one of a kind enterprise.
Her version of the Mondo Neck Cozy uses extra big Madelinetosh ASAP, which is a soft merino wool that is so comfortable to wear, and mixes it with a happy selection of mini skeins to add pops of colour and texture.
Blending colours and textures by knitting with several strands of yarn held together is an easy and instantaneous way of creating a unique fabric. It’s incredibly fun to do and so straightforward a new knitter will be able to do it with neither fuss nor fighting.
Edie blended a neutral with a selection of her favourite colours of mini skeins to amazing effect, but the possibilities of colour combos for this project are indeed endless!
Edie’s colour choice “Paper” is in amongst the small amount of the ASAP we have left on the shelves. We also have a wonderful crop of Brown Sheep Burly Spun which includes this delicious sunshine colour called “Lemon Drop” (one of my personal favourites). Mix it up with your own crackle and pops of colour for your version of the Mondo Neck Cozy!
The Mondo Neck Cozy is a fast and easy project, but I encourage you to try blending colours and fibres in other future projects. It’s a gas!