Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Scrappy Cowl

 My basket of scrap yarn has been over-flowing with odd bits of Caron Simply Soft from Oddball knitting. I needed to find a project that would utilize some of the yarn and help me to find the bottom of the basket.

When I saw this free cowl pattern, I knew it would put a sizeable dent in the pile of scrap yarn. I was not disappointed.

The arrangement of stitches makes an interesting texture and is reversible. The pattern calls for four repeats, but I only knit three because I did not want the cowl to be too bulky.

I'll definitely make another cowl from this pattern.

15 comments:

  1. That should definitely help with the winter weather. It looks nice and snuggly!

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  2. This is so nice for something from scraps....great job.

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  3. Another fantastic scrappy project! I'm off to check out that pattern.

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  4. Very nice pictures of the cowl. It really did turn out great. The colors look wonderful together...and look perfect on you too!

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  5. I really like that, Nancy. I'll have to add it to my queue!

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  6. I love that! I love the combination of colors and the texture looks interesting but not in competition with the colors. Nice! g

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  7. Beautiful!! I love the cowl. It looks so colorful and warm. I know you will enjoy it this winter!

    I also love knitting basket bottom diving! I find the most amazing things on the bottom of my basket--lots of left-overs and lots of trinkets I had forgotten about too.

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  8. Wow! I really like how that cowl turned out. What a great use of your scrap yarn.
    Rebel Follower

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  9. I really like the idea of the cowl, it would be so cosy walking in the snow...

    And then I caught a glimpse of those socks, there's turquoise in there!!! And limey green I think...got to go back and find out.

    My most fav colors.

    Jen

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  10. One of those would be wonderful under a winter coat?!

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  11. Nancy that is an awesome COWL!!! I JUST LOVE IT

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  12. More scrap projects! Love it! It is such a unique and personal knit too.

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  13. I remembered seeing this post but did not realise it was from you - what a small world!
    Have just sent it to our sister Barbara. She loves knitting on circular needles and has as much yarn as Linda and I do fabric so she may well give this one a go.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Peggy

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