Easy Peasy Cowl

Made myself a cowl today.  I’m kinda tired of wrapping my scarves around and being worried about them falling off, or worse being choked to death while wearing one.

I found the pattern on Ravelry, but it’s available off-Ravelry, too.  I made it while watching Serendipity.  I used one of my skeins of Cascade Dolce.  I originally bought it to make a hat, but I couldn’t find a hat that would really show off the yarn (or one that I wasn’t sick of making).  So I turned to scarves, but I guess nothing really appealed to me either.  So eventually I settled on a cowl.  I always thought cowls were for either old people or outdoorsy people, but I guess not anymore!  Either that or I’m becoming old and outdoorsy……..

Nah. 🙂

Anyway, so the yarn is SUPER soft.  I loooove alpaca.  It’s actually a wool/silk/alpaca blend.  So nice.  Although, the wool aspect makes it a BIT itchy.  The hat I made my mom was 100% alpaca, and THAT is soft.  And, I haven’t heard any itch complaints from her (yes, she wears it!)

I got a package from Amazon today.  Nevermind what came in it, but I think the top and bottom panels of the box might be just the right side for refolding my fabric!!!  HURRAH!  Hopefully I’ll be able to refold things quickly!

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3 Responses to Easy Peasy Cowl

  1. Judy says:

    Lovely pattern for your cowl. Mom’s hat is darling. Alpaca sounds heavenly.

  2. Christine says:

    Gorgeous! I must say that I prefer knitting over crocheting, but once I’m done with both of my blankets, I may have to make myself a cowl!

  3. Lynn says:

    Cute! I’ve never seen a crocheted one before.

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