Recently Mary Maxim sent me some of their new yarns, Starlette Variegated! I have loved the Starlette Solids from the beginning so I was super excited for one with multiple colors! This one is the color way Wedgewood!
Just as I had expected, this yarn did not disappoint! Now, I have tried multiple times to get variegated yarns to pool, but I am never happy with it. I know that is something that a lot of people struggle with, so I set out on a mission; to come up with something creative that didn’t look like a yarn mess. Something that you could do easily without having to be extremely careful with your tension and stitch counts!
After LOTS of frogging and trial and error I hit on something, and the Kai Cowl was born! Look at how beautiful and clean those stitches are! The Starlette Variegated Yarn from Mary Maxim is a serious work horse! It lost none of it’s integrity even though I really put it through the ringer!
So here is what I created…
The Kai Cowl. A great stash buster, perfect for beginners and can work up easily in one day! The Kai Cowl is your go-to last minute gift or when you need more options for your markets! Whip some of these up super quick, cozy and warm infinity cowls using the free pattern on my blog, or you can grab an ad free PDF on Etsy and Ravelry!
If you look closely you can see that there is a subtly color pooling happening which I explain how to achieve in the pattern! It’s easy, I promise!
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