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« on: January 09, 2013 11:48:07 AM »

I whipped up this cowl for my aunt's birthday. She is a great knitter and loves gardening so I thought the pattern would be fun for her!

It's called the Leaving Cowl and it's available as a free download on ravelry.



I used Galileo yarn from Knit Picks which I highly recommend! It's inexpensive, the colors are really pretty and it's so soft to knit with and to wear. It's a wool/bamboo blend.



The pattern has an option for a seed stitch or a picot edge. I went with picot but it made the edge a little heavy and floppy. I might try the seed stitch band if I made this again.

Thanks for checking it out!
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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2013 12:31:08 PM »

That is really beautiful Lime!  I'm sure she must love it!
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« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2013 12:35:10 PM »

This is so beautiful!
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« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2013 12:40:34 PM »

Seeing amazing stuff like this makes me yearn to learn how to knit and crochet.  It is so so beautiful!
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« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2013 12:42:07 PM »

Thanks, all!

Jilly, we should have another meetup soon and I'll give you a knitting lesson Smiley. I suck at crochet though - we'll need to find someone else to teach us that.
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« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2013 01:57:29 PM »

That's really beautiful, LimeRiot; I'll have to find the pattern! The yarn looks like it has a nice soft feel to it.

Nice job!
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« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2013 02:21:02 PM »

The pattern was really fun, yofi. It was simple but still interesting enough to not be boring Smiley. I finished the cowl in two nights of knitting but I stayed up late!
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« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2013 03:12:21 PM »

Beautiful pattern neatly executed.
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« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2013 05:32:44 PM »

beautiful work.
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