Have you ever finished up a project, had a good amount of yarn leftover and wished for a matching set? Of course if the pattern’s already been written its easy, but I’m sure there are many knitters like me who see no co-ordinating pattern to their new FO and just move on. There are those who simply knit something to match, without a pattern or by combining elements of several, and they are to be admired! So today, here a few examples of knitters who’ve made their own matching sets and who are, I’m sure, both warmer and more co-ordinated…
northumbrianmalla’s Damson mittens are so clever, I love how she’s taken the design elements of the shawl like the looped edging, garter stitch and shaping and used them in a different way on a completely different garment.
There are a few Ishbel variations out there in the world and on your needles, but I love the simplicity of this little pair of fingerless mitts, knit by jcscot. She’s also knit the shawl and beret to be truly co-ordinated!
Another stitch pattern that’s perfect for being squished up around your neck, this is a Snapdragon cowl knit by Minniemoll, who has also included some helpful notes on her project page in case you want to do the same!