03 July 2012

Angora Cowl

Don't die of shock, it's a knitting post!

Here's my latest design, a long cowl with a flared base to cover my shoulders. It's long enough to wear as a snood as well. My main goal was to have something simple and not too lacy that would keep me warm at my desk.

I used some lace-weight angora sent to me by a dear friend.

I've recently had a short contract working at the Australian Government's Attorney-General's Department (copy editing their website). I had an hour each way on the bus to and from work, so plenty of knitting time! As a result, I finished this in about three weeks.

I will write up the pattern and put it on Ravelry soon. Any ideas for a snazzy name?


  1. Oh that's an easy one! Petal's Petal!

  2. Yes, lace let's the cold air in. It's gorgeous and what a beautiful model!!

  3. I love it. I am not a big fan of hats but I could see myself wearning that outside in the winter.

  4. it's gorgeous! and looks really yummy in that yarn!

  5. That cowl totally rocks. The color is awesome on you, and I love that the back is longer than the front. Brilliant design!

    Name - Blue Belle? Caresse?


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