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Topic: Chunky Moebius Cowl (from a PlanetJune pattern)  (Read 987 times)
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« on: January 01, 2013 05:07:06 PM »

I made this as a Christmas gift for a friend, and it whipped up fairly quickly. The hardest part is making the foundation row, which doesn't start with a chain, but makes the chain and first row at the same time. Once I got the hang of it (and kept track of my stitches), it was a very easy pattern. I like it so much, that I'm making another one for myself (I need something that doesn't tickle my neck while I'm shoveling). It fits nicely when it's wrapped twice- snug enough to be warm, but not so snug that it's choking me Smiley

This one is made with Charisma yarn in the Toadstool colorway.

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« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2013 12:24:16 PM »

Cool, I love mathematical knitting. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2013 02:58:14 PM »

I just came back from the store with 6 more balls of the Charisma yarn (it's on sale for 50% off this week at Michael's) because I thought they'd make perfect gifts for a group of friends (we haven't had a chance to get together yet for Christmas). I figured I'd make a few extra so they could each pick out the one they wanted (but they better not fight over them Smiley ).
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« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2013 09:54:18 AM »

This is a beautiful scarf.  Yep, the yarn is yummy!  Nice work.
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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2013 11:02:28 AM »

Thanks! And, I went a little nuts... I'm finishing up the 14th one right now! It didn't help that they re-stocked the yarn while it was still on sale, so they had a bunch more colors. It's a pattern that, once it's started, practically finishes itself. But, after I finish this one, I need to work on some other things Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2013 07:14:48 AM »

Here is proof that I can get a little obsessive about some things... I was planning to give these as gifts to friends, but couldn't decide on the color, so I made a bunch so they could pick their favorite (and I'm glad I did, because none of them picked the color I would have picked for them!).









And, I gave mine a workout yesterday as I shoveled snow for nearly 3 hours. Kept my neck nice and warm, didn't flap about in the gusts of wind, and didn't tickle my neck!
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« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2013 07:46:09 AM »

my daughter just saw this and said "my cowl's on there?!"  she made a moebius with a different stitch, but the exact same yarn as this (original post) about two winters ago and wore it all the time last winter.

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« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2013 02:22:49 PM »

my daughter just saw this and said "my cowl's on there?!"  she made a moebius with a different stitch, but the exact same yarn as this (original post) about two winters ago and wore it all the time last winter.

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LOL! It's a great yarn, and that colorway is really nice (my friend loved it!). I wore the one I made for myself when I had to shovel this winter, and it wasn't scratchy or tickly, so it was perfect!
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