January 2022 Stash Challenge

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Start Date: January 13, 2022
Finish Date: January 18, 2022


Yarn: A Yarn from North Ronaldsay – 100% North Ronaldsay Wool DK

Purchased at: The Woolly Thistle (no longer in stock)

Pattern: Loden Slouchy, by Julia Trice

Ravelry Pattern Page: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/loden-slouchy

Needles Used: US4 and US6


This will be my January Stash Challenge yarn. I’m thinking a hat and/or mitts? I’m going to challenge myself to use patterns I already own for my stash challenge yarn. Lots of challenges happening. LOL

1/3 – I’m going to start using this yarn making the Loden Slouchy hat. I’ve made this once before, for Emma, and I really liked how it turned out. The cables and lace will be interesting too.

Depending on how much I have left over, I will try to also make the Porteau mitts by Megan Nodecker. I had those on a list of patterns I was going to try and knit several years ago and never got to them. I probably have the pattern printed out in a folder somewhere. LOL

1/17 – About halfway through. I love this pattern. It’s a perfect balance of fun and having to pay attention.

My needle size choice seems to be a good one for this yarn. I think it’ll open up nicely without being too large.

1/18 – Finished the hat. Used far less yarn than expected, but it fits and it’ll probably fit a little better once blocked. I’ll make the Porteau mitts with the rest of the yarn.

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