My aunt gave me this funky, green, hand-dyed yarn for Christmas, and I was determined to use it. This capelet/skirt pattern was pretty easily adaptable to the wool blend I had, and it's a versatile garment to boot. I added some leaves and an I-cord when I made it into a skirt.
Pattern is here:
(yarn was from here:)
As a capelet:
As a skirt:
I'm still a novice knitter; so far I've completed scarves, a vest, a tank top, and this capelet. but I'm hoping to make the leap to the next level, probably on double pointed needles, and I'd love any suggestions. Socks, maybe?
oh yea, and I'm a lefty knitter. Just throwing that out there.