February 2015 | Boston Sunday Globe | By Marni Elyse Katz

Hairstylist with a knack for knitting offers cozy styles with an edge.

Friends joke that Monika Ramizi’s knitting needles will soon be permanent extensions of her hands.

Ramizi, a longtime hairstylist at Boston’s Mario Russo Salon who was born and raised in Albania and learned to knit from her grandmother as a child, hasn’t stopped since. In 2013, she launched a collection of hand knit pieces, including chunky scarves, capes and sweaters. This asymmetric wrap, which she describes and “very futuristic,” was inspired by The Hunger Games movie.

Signature wrap by Monika Ramizi, $250