As part of Project Stashbust, I recently unearthed two beautiful skeins of Cormo Silk Alpaca from Barb Parry at Springdelle Farm:
I heard her speak at the Common Cod Fiber Guild meeting in Boston waaaayyyy back in 2009. I had been hoarding this yarn for too long!
I had two skeins of DK weight yarn (140 grams total) and knew it was meant for something to be worn around the neck, as it is so soft. I settled on a very simple pattern called Autumn Scarf, which is designed in such a way that you can use every bit of the yarn.
I think she was surprised to have a handknit gift under the tree, because remember I knit her the Sebasco vest as a combination birthday/Christmas present… I mailed it to her in Texas back in September so she could get more wear out of it. We were together at Christmas, and she wore it on Christmas Day. Finally I can get you some good photos of it!
It was a treat to see this sweater in person. And even though that edging was a bugger to knit, it looks really great.