Friday, 23 August 2013

FO: Irish Mesh Cowl

Things have gone beyond crazy, lately. I will not bore you with details, but I will say that it's not likely to let up so blogging will remain sporadic. Despite the madness, crafting continues. I have got a bit of a backlog of things to tell you about, but first up is a pretty straightforward cowl I finished a few weeks ago.

Yarn: Bar T'at Sock in Daffodil
Pattern: Irish Mesh Cowl
Mods: An extra pattern repeat to make it wider, plus a few extra rows to sort out the symmetry of that. In the pattern, there are 5 pattern rows in the first block, then 4, then 5; I did 5-5-5-5.

I'm very happy with the result. I think the variegated yarn and the pattern work well together. The stitch pattern was pretty easy to learn, after a little care the for the first few, and after that is became a doddle.

It goes around twice...

...and even three times for a snug fit, which is super-cosy and probably best worn with a thick winter coat. 

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  1. Lovely cowl. I like it best when it's wrapped around your neck tightly. :-)

  2. ooo lovely, the yarn works really well for the pattern. Looks great :)

  3. I like it especially three times ... that looks nice and toasty. Lovely yarn too with all those greens and yellows!

  4. How cosy and lovely colours too. Perfect as the weather starts to cool down.

  5. Beautiful pattern and yarn.