In the Northern Hemisphere, September marks the arrival of fall (whether the weather is cooperating or not) and thoughts turn to winter knitting. Soon enough, we’ll be needing hats and mittens and scarves. Where I am, they are forecasting a warm fall but a nasty winter, so I’ll need lots of woolies, but I’ve at least got time to knit them.
If you’re looking for inspiration for fall, have a browse through the archives…
We have hats.Â This is one of my personal favorites, theÂ MorganÂ cap:
And of course we have scarves, including the Hug, which just makes me smile.
and wraps, shawls and shrugs. Jillian loves the Colonnade shawl – it’s cozy and has shaping so it stays on her shoulders. She wears it instead of a cardigan in the house, and when she’s outside it’s a warm layer over her coat.
I’m thinking of making myself the Nob Hill shrug for those first chilly mornings…
Although many of our accessories patterns are non-gender specific, we hear from knitters (and knitters’ partners) than good designs for men are hard to find – so we’ve also listed all of the guy-specific stuff in one place, including the Halfdome hat, which will keep my hubby’s head warm.