Introduction: Loonful Knits!
Every year I visit Lake Winnipesaukkee in New Hampshire and have come to love and respect the loon population. As I am an avid knitter, I decided to try to come up with some "loony" knits. I used Lion Brand Woolease to assist me (as it is so soft and easy to work with) http://cache.lionbrand.com//yarns/woolease.htm
The first loon inspired thing I made was a Christmas tree ornament. (I ended up making 12 of these) They adorn my tree now since last year, although I have grudgingly parted with a couple of them to best friends! I then progressed to two Loony stockings. The green one (second attempt) turned out better than the blue one. Finally, as I love my cup of real British tea made in a warmed tea pot at breakfast, and love to knit tea cosies, I knitted a "loony" tea cosy, which I like very much. All the patterns were my own inventions.
Here are the loonful results!