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« on: January 26, 2013 05:42:22 PM »

I started this cowl for MareMare back in July when she and I spent a crafty weekend together in WA with another friend. I had intended to finish it quickly so she could enjoy it as soon as fall arrived but... well... that didn't quite happen. I finally sewed the buttons on today, just 7 months later Smiley. Better late than never, I suppose!



The pattern is from Malabrigo Booklet 3 (http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/booklet3/). I used Cascade 128 yarn that I purchased from a shop near where we were staying in Pt Townsend.

I sewed the buttons onto the end because I liked the idea of wearing it like an infinity scarf or even unbuttoning and wearing it like a normal scarf. I realize now that I probably should have sewn the buttons onto the side instead to make it easier to wear as a cowl (Mare, feel free to move them if you want Smiley).



The pattern includes a fair amount of cabling but otherwise it's really simple and the repeat is easy to remember.



I plan to make one of these for myself this year. It will probably take me at least 7 months to finish mine too! 



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« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2013 05:50:19 PM »

It is beautiful!
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« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2013 07:06:31 PM »

Beautiful work, and I like that it can be worn different ways. Great!
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« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2013 07:09:40 PM »

Thanks, Ladies!!
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« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2013 07:48:38 PM »

gorgeous I love the pattern. you did a wonderful job. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2013 01:01:19 AM »

I love it! Thanks Lime, I am so excited!   Kiss
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« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2013 02:10:38 AM »

Very pretty, Lime!

I like the diversity of ways to wear it too.
You always make me want to learn to knit (properly), hahaha!  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2013 06:04:50 AM »

That's lovely! I love the colour and the versatility of it.
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« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2013 06:14:17 AM »

You have mad knitting skills, LimeRiot!
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« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2013 07:00:09 AM »

Beautiful and that color is to die for. Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2013 08:02:25 AM »

Thanks, All!

You always make me want to learn to knit (properly), hahaha!  Cheesy

I wished we lived closer! We could have a stitchy meet-up Smiley.
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« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2013 02:18:16 PM »

WOW, gorgeous!  The pattern, the color... everything!
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« Reply #12 on: January 28, 2013 09:07:33 AM »

That is so stinking cute, Lime!!!  <3
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« Reply #13 on: January 29, 2013 10:20:27 AM »

I love the pattern and the color! So pretty.  Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: January 29, 2013 01:48:07 PM »

I wished we lived closer! We could have a stitchy meet-up Smiley.

Oh, YES! I wouldn't have any time left to sleep  Wink

I'm afraid it will stay with dreaming about it Lime!
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« Reply #15 on: January 29, 2013 06:19:49 PM »

This is lovely! I need to pass this along to my sister-in-law who is the knitter in our family and put my request in for next year's Christmas exchange!
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« Reply #16 on: January 30, 2013 03:06:07 AM »

this is one amazing dual-puropose(!!) scarf/cowl! I love it, great colours, and the buttons are a great detail too Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: January 30, 2013 06:28:54 AM »

So beautiful, gorgeous texture, lovely pattern.

I agree, better late than never on this gift.
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« Reply #18 on: January 30, 2013 09:03:08 AM »

Love that scarf, it looks cozy! The buttons are so smart!
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« Reply #19 on: January 30, 2013 09:27:44 AM »

wow, I love everything about it! The concept, the skill, the cables, the color! I wish I could knit, but alas, I'll stick to crocheting!
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« Reply #20 on: January 30, 2013 09:44:48 AM »

wow, I love everything about it! The concept, the skill, the cables, the color! I wish I could knit, but alas, I'll stick to crocheting!

And I wish I could crochet!! Smiley

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« Reply #21 on: January 30, 2013 11:07:51 AM »

Worth the wait!  A very complex-looking pattern, nicely stitched, in yummy yarn in a beautiful color...it will look great on Mare! Cheesy

(but you do need to make one for yourself as well...it is just too beautiful!) Cheesy
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That is gorgeous! I love the color!
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i love the color and the button. Nice !
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« Reply #24 on: January 31, 2013 11:00:41 PM »

This is quite lovely.  I love the buttons and cables.  Nicely done!
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« Reply #25 on: February 01, 2013 09:01:25 AM »

That is really pretty, and you did a loevly job. I've stayed away from cables in the past, but you said the pattern is an easy one. Is it easy enough to be a first cable project? As to it being belated...Haven't you ever given a half finished project with promises to finish it quickly? I think everyone in my family has had at least one Christmas present with pins or needles still in it!
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« Reply #26 on: February 01, 2013 03:13:29 PM »

jigdancer, I think it would be a great project for learning cabling. There are only 2 cable stitches required for each right side row - one right and one left Smiley.

Cables are really easy once you get the hang of it! Give it a try!! Smiley
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« Reply #27 on: February 18, 2013 11:25:18 PM »

Gorgeous. The color is beautiful. The pattern is so. pretty. And your work is amazing, as per usual. Lucky, lucky MareMare.
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