Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Cozy Cowl

We went on a week long camping vacation a few weeks ago. And, as usual, I packed lots of knitting and crochet projects. I don't know why, but whenever I go somewhere I pack tons yarny if I was going to be able to knit or crochet at speeds way beyond what I could normally do. It never seems to happen but it's fun to dream. And, it's nice to have lots of options while I'm gone.

On this vacation, I made progress on my Maia Shawl. It's slow but the detail and beauty of it is amazing. I still have a long way to go on that one. I also worked on a sock that seems to be going slower than any sock ever has. I remember them always going fast. I'm not sure what's up with this one. Ugh! And, I finished a project that's been traveling in my bag for months that I've worked on here and there, when I wanted to do a little mindless knitting. It's a cozy cowl made with some TLC Amore yarn I had in my stash for a years, just waiting for inspiration and the perfect project.

The yarn is loopy and reminds me of terry cloth and the colors are so pretty! It's sooo soft.

It's always fun to finish a project. And, this one is done in plenty of time for the upcoming winter.

I used size 7, circular needles, cast on 80 stitches, did a 2x2 rib for about 8 rows, knitted until I felt it was long enough, ended it with 8 more rows of ribbing and bound off loosely. The finished size is about 9" x 12".

I'm excited to wear it. The fit, color and softness are wonderful!


harpcat said...

That's really pretty! I love it! =)

Anonymous said...


got your link from DtE blog

thanx for putting up the pattern will give this a go when i've finished my other projects

have a great day

selina from kilkivan qld