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Crochet again - finally! / Di nuovo uncinetto - finalmente!

Hello in there! It's been too long since I shared with you some crochet - not that I forgot my hooks, not at all, it's just that there's never enough time to take nice pictures of the new creations, so I'm a little behind myself...
Well, anyway, here's an item I'm really happy with: a neckwarmer that can also be worn as a kind of open slouchy hat. It took me just a few hours and 150 g of wonderfully soft merinos wool to make it, and it's so warm and cosy! Working with a 6 mm hook on this project was what I needed between my baby cardigans knitting on tiny needles, I had such a relaxing time, and I'm really satisfied with the way it turned out. 
The pattern is my own and incredibly easy, I'm thinking about writing it down and publishing it for free on Ravelry, what do you think? Might be interesting? : )

Ciao a tutte! E' passato un bel po' da quando ho scritto di uncinetto - non che l'abbia lasciato perdere, tutt'altro, è solo che non c'è mai tempo per scattare foto decenti alle nuove creazioni, quindi sono un po' indietro...
In ogni caso, ecco qualcosa di cui sono particolarmente contenta: uno scaldacollo che può essere indossato come una sorta di cappello morbido aperto. Mi ci sono volute poche ore e 150 g di lana merinos incredibilmente soffice per realizzarlo, ed è caldissimo! Lavorare per un po' con un uncinetto da 6 mm era quello che mi ci voleva in mezzo agli sferruzzamenti di golfini su ferri sottili, mi sono rilassata e sono molto soddisfatta del risultato.
Lo schema è di mia invenzione ed è incredibilmente semplice, sto pensando di scriverlo e di pubblicarlo gratuitamente su Ravelry, voi cosa ne pensate? Potrebbe essere interessante? : )


  1. Versatile and beautiful !!!
    Have a nice day !
    Ciao !

  2. Mi piace! sì sì pubblicalo! anche io ogni tanto mi dedico a lavori meno impegnativi per rilassarmi! che poi in generale la maglia e l'uncinetto mi rilassano ma alcuni lavori sono più complessi e li tengo per quando sono più concentrata...manie di noi laniste!! ^_^ un abbraccio!

  3. Brava bello il colore del filato e il motivo...buona idea pubblicarlo su ravelry...ho provato a visitare il sito ma ci capisco ancora poco!!bacioni

  4. I love the colour! It looks lovely, soft and cosy perfect for this time of the year!!

  5. Ohh, super! Pretty model, pretty cowl, pretty color :-)

  6. I missed this! It's really beautiful.


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