Peacock Ascot

-Simone Kereit

-Size 7 1/2" wide in center and 36" long

-Yarn Malabrigo Silky Merino (50% silk, 50% baby merino; 150 yd [137 m]/50 g):

#412 teal feather, 2 skeins

-Gauge 29 sts and 25 rows = 4" in k1, p1 rib patt


Size 6 (4 mm) needles

Waste yarn

Tapestry needle

Three 1 1/2" decorative buttons

Three 3/4" toggle buttons to match yarn

A silk-blend yarn mimics the sheen of bird feathers, while a simple stitch pattern evokes the idea of peacock feathers. Pair with some eye-catching buttons for added oomph.



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