Monday, August 15, 2016

Eyelet Ridge Cowl

close-up of Eyelet Ridge Cowl
August 2016

A couple of weeks ago, I found some single skeins of a light worsted yarn and knew it would make a lovely cowl.
cowl before blocking 
The cowl was a fairly quick knit and came off the needles after a couple of days of sporadic knitting.

Note how the top and bottom edges folded in on the cowl which would be okay, but I wanted the cowl to be deeper and easily blocked it flat.

blocked cowl
The colors in this last photo are fairly true to the actual colors.

Pattern by Sour Cherries

Yarn:  Knitting Fever - Painted Sky (Brick #202)
            one skein - 218 yards (100 grams)
            100% superwash merino

Needles: US 7


  1. NICE NANCY! Sour Cherries is an awesome yarn name. Great use of the yarn. You blocked a cowl. You are my hero

  2. Love eyelet....and makes a garment 'dainty"...

  3. Love the colors in your yarn and the eyelets - perfect!!

  4. The colors and the stitching are both so pretty. This will be very elegant with a winter coat. I love the look of a cowl but can't handle having things around my neck so I just like to admire them from afar.

  5. The cowl is so pretty! Love the colors and eyelets always make my heart happy.

  6. Very pretty! Nice work on the blocking. It does work magic, doesn't it?

  7. Wow, I love looking at the progression of the cowl colorway through blocking! It's lovely and a good reminder that variegated yarns are excellent for cowls!

  8. Beautiful yarn. Don't really need too many cowls in Virginia. I'm still dreaming about the scarf you did a few weeks back!


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