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I know that you all have been waiting on pins and needles…so no more suspense. The Droopet Beret’s have been loaded and are ready to go at elizaleigh.etsy.com. There are so many colors already…and can be made out of pretty much any color you want.
I love mine and I wear them all the time. You won’t believe how warm they are until you place it on your head. Seriously a can’t miss item for the winter!
I love the pattern I finally came up with and am very happy with the end result. I am sure you will all be as well. Here are a few we have now:
They may go quick because we have had a lot of questions about pre-orders. But it’s first come first serve (unless you custom order, of course). So, get them while they’re hot. More colors will be on their way soon!
Here’s one happy beret owner now:
Thanks for checking us out!
While I’m working on my custom orders, I needed to also put some new stuff up on the site. We’ve sold 15 items already this month! The shop was looking a little bare. So, I whipped out these babies. Let us know what you think.
I made a hat. Actually, I’ve made five!!! That’s how long it took me to formulate a pattern that I liked and that would fit everyone’s head comfortably. And, I love it. I bet…you might love it too. It is so comfortable and will keep your head and ears warm throughout the chilly season. Wear it down on the forehead for a headband look. Pull your bangs down and slide your beret back for a more sassy look. Or stuff your hear up out of the way when you’re just having a bad hair day!
I call it the Droopet Beret — pronounced Droopay Baray. And, here is what it looks like:
There will be a ton of colors available — both in Eco-friendly yarn and regular yarn. I bet you will be as proud to wear yours as I was to make it.
Check in with us soon.
You will notice that there are a plethora of new scarves on the ElizaLeigh site. But, what you may not know is that some of those scarves are made from recycled materials. And, when you purchase one…you are actually doing something good for the environment!
Of course, I can’t take full credit. Caron Yarns — my absolute favorite for their weight and softness — has just introduced a new like of Eco Yarns. Here is the description from Caron’s site:
Save the planet one stitch at a time!
Every 10 skeins of Simply Soft Eco saves 6 plastic bottles from U.S. landfills. Simply Soft Eco is a yarn from Caron International that blends 80% of normal Simply Soft fiber with 20% of a specially processed fiber produced from recycled plastic bottles.
Simply Soft Eco is soft to the touch, easy to work with and environmentally friendly. It can be used in any pattern that uses worsted-weight yarn. Just like your favorite Simply Soft, Simply Soft Eco is soft and lusterous and creates wonderful knit and crochet projects. An added designer feature of Simply Soft Eco is that a number of colors have flecks randomly dispersed throughout the yarn. These flecks give these colors a unique designer appearance that is usually found only in higher priced yarns.
So make all the throws and sweaters and baby blankets you want and save the planet at the same time!
So, for every scarf created and sold, we are saving one plastic bottle from being thrown into a landfill. How cool is that? Look great and save the planet! Could we really ask for more?
There are two scarves right now that are posted AND made from Caron: