a great way to use up scraps...
took me ten minutes, start-to-finish...
...and I'm finding it very useful!
the possibilities are endless
here's what you do...
grab some scraps of worsted-weight wool and size US7(4.5mm)needles...
using the long-tail method, cast on 56 stitches (make sure you leave a generous tail). Knit the first row.
row 2: K2, k2tog to end (42 sts. remain).
rows 3 & 4: Knit.
row 5: K1, k2tog to end (28 sts. remain).
rows 6 & 7: Knit.
row 8: K2tog to end (14 sts. remain).
rows 9 & 10: Knit.
row 11: k2tog to end (7 sts. remain).
break yarn, leaving a generous tail, and thread through darning needle...pull through the remaining 7 stitches, twice, then sew the seam to create a circle...
tie two tails together in a bow, steam block and...
a great gift
a fabulous charity bazaar item