One-Skein Boot Toppers



Ramble was written to showcase the tonal yarns of The Blue Brick. It is an easy, relaxing cabled slouch and simple cowl with a few little details to add texture and definition.  Two skeins of Escarpment DK yarn is enough for both pieces.

Sample shown:

The Blue Brick Escarpment DK - shown in “Flora”, Birch” and “Made of the Mist”. Cowl shown in “Birch”.

You will need:

  • Hat: 150-200 yards of The Blue Brick Escarpment DK
  • Cowl: 250-280 yards of The Blue Brick Escarpment DK
  • Hat: 3.5mm, and 4mm 16” circular needles, plus 4mm DPNs
  • Cowl:  4mm 24” circular needles
  • Tapestry needle


  • Hat: 18” circumference,
  • unstretched. 9.5” tall.
  • Cowl: 44” circumference,
  • unstretched. 6” tall.


  • 20 stitches = 4 inches
  • on 4mm needles.