Twist Collective Blog
Polar Chullo Color Variations
Published on Sunday, 13 December 2009 09:17
by Mary Ann Stephens, orginally published on her blog Two Strands.
That’s my Polar Chullo. The yarn pack featuring Jamieson's Shetland Spindrift is available here.
A lot of thoughts about movement went into this: The natural colorway moves back in time with a retro feel. The bears move their legs from one motif to another as they amble around. Some of the bears get just a bit leaner as they wander around toward the top. They’re “stranded” – they can’t help it! But it’s just by a stitch – can you find it?
If you’re moved to knit the design but want different colors, I’m busy putting a few alternate colorways together. At 9 sts/inch, I’d recommend either the Spindrift or Dale Baby Ull (which I used for my Postwar Mittens, which were knit at exactly the same gauge.) Here are some colorways to consider and I’ll add more as they become available:
Some traditionally-inspired Spindrift possibilities:
My delight with Spindrift at 9sts/inch has prompted me to start carrying it at Kidsknits. Both of these colorways are available and I’ll post more as my Spindrift stock expands.
Some Baby Ull options:
Just the tip of the iceberg, my darlings!