Sunday 30 September 2012

A cowl for Autumn

No stash Note  today but instead I'd like the share with you a finished knit. About two months ago I took advantage of Purl Soho's sale and ordered myself 2 skeins of Madeline Tosh Merino DK. I love Madeline Tosh wool because of their wonderful colours and incredible softness. It is pricy though and it was very welcome to be able to get it 20 % less expensive.

I started immediately on a cowl and knit most of it at the craft fair on the Sunday when it was rather quiet. I finished the rest of it last weekend and have already been wearing it a lot. I have grown rather font of it, so much so that I have started to wear it indoors which isn't a good idea given that it is still fairly warm. What am I going to do when the real cold comes?

The colour is Cove and what I love about it is that it has every now and then a blue thread shining through the earthy colours. The used a free pattern from the Madeline Tosh webpage. The knit itself is a honeycomb pattern which gives the cowl a lovely thickness and the pattern itself is very easy to follow.


  1. That's a beautiful cowl, I'm just learning to crochet and am determined to make myself a cowl this winter, as I love big knits, I just need a little more practice first. The yarn looks beautiful, and you're right, the patina on the blue is lovely. Ange

  2. The cowl is beautiful and the wool and pattern look super. I also love your new header and the quilt is stunning. (May be late to mention as I am playing 'catch up!)

  3. This is beautiful. It looks so cozy. Wish I could knit!

    Amanda Rose

  4. Oh Judith it's beautiful - seeing this makes me wish I could knit!

  5. How lovely! I just can't get the hang of knitting or crocheting. Enjoy that pretty cowl.


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