Crochet, Cowl, Crazy !

With the success of the recent cowl/infinity scarf I wanted to further test the pattern on a chunky acrylic rather than a super chunky. As well as budgeting I wanted to see how it drapes. I didn’t channge the pattern at all just went at it and thought in for a penny in for a pound.  I have to say I am again delighted with the outcome.

The acrylic of course has a very different feel and in my world is a much friendlier yarn as I have an uncanny knack for shrinking ANYTHING with the slighest element of wool in it! This one drapes very fluidly and was made in just 2 hours, DD2 has modelled it for me and as you will see from the pictures, keeping her attention was a trick. Some film on the TV grabbed her attention just as I snapped one of the shots. Not grumbling though, the poor child is frequently called upon to model this, hold that, go grab this for me and so on. A great colour too so I think I may gift this to a good friend who I am seeing soon.

DD2 has put her order in for one in a teal shade and I have found the perfect yarn on a popular auction site, the 100g ball being nearly £2 cheaper per ball.  Mmmmm in fact I think I will order several colours as they don’t charge additional postage PLUS it saves me having to do battle with my brain on the whole going out issue, especially given that today, my first outing alone in a couple of months was a bit trying to say the least. The Post Office causing the most consternation, but that’s a whole different epic tale.

Digressing yet again ….. the whole point of the exercise is to be sure I am not putting something too challenging in front of my SMs as they are all novice. I am happy that this fits the bill beautifully as it will get the rhythm of the stitch going, grows very quickly ensuring an end product and with the pattern being simple and repetative it will help embed an important foundation stitch, the remaining foundation stitches will fall into place I am sure.

I submit yet another of my efforts to you great crafters and bloggers, hope you like it.

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. CurlsnSkirls
    Jan 07, 2014 @ 23:42:56

    Gawjus!!!
    xx

    Reply

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