When autumn inspiration is the question, leaves are usually the answer. Me, I'm more often intrigued by the bare branches left behind. I love the spare, often angular architecture of trees and bushes that have shed their summer coats. The color work band that is the chief feature of this hat sprang from photos taken of a buckthorn hedge in October, when even its signature red berries had been carried off by birds and gales.
1 skein Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks That Rock Lightweight (MC)
1 partial skein Blue Moon Fiber Arts Silkie Socks That Rock (CC)
US Size 2 (2.75mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge
US Size 1 (2.25mm) needles, or one size smaller than n eedles used to obtain gauge.