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Topic: Scrappy cowl--hand-dyed yarns aplenty  (Read 970 times)
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« on: May 07, 2013 10:05:08 AM »

This is a really simple project, but I'm very happy with how it turned out, seasonally inappropriate though it may be. I just knit a long tube of stockinette and crocheted the ends of it together. I had about a billion smallish lengths of my hand-dyed, recycled yarns to use up and show off--and here they are! The cowl is super cozy and warm, with wool, mohair, alpaca, nylon and cotton.



You can find more detail pics, and some more information, over here on my blog: http://www.miloknows.com/2013/05/recent-knitting-gloriously-scrappy-cowl.html.
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« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2013 10:21:05 AM »

I love scrappy yarn scarves and hats...yours turned out very lovely!

The colors just seem to magically blend, don't they? Cheesy

Thanks for sharing!
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The colors are beautiful!
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« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2013 11:04:21 AM »

I really love how it tuned out too!  so funky and cozy!
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« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2013 11:37:56 AM »

That is lovely, it looks so cozy too!
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« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2013 08:47:20 AM »

Ooo, I would love to wear this next winter.
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« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2013 09:37:40 AM »

Thanks for the kind words, everybody! I'm excited to wear this when winter comes back around.
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« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2013 01:10:47 PM »

Wow, that came out gorgeous!
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That's an AWESOME cowl! You've a great eye for colour, the flow is fantastic Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: May 09, 2013 11:52:33 AM »

That looks fun! It will be nice to have something so warm in the winter.
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