Cowl Done!

Illusion cowl knit, ends in and wet blocked to make it longer done!

It’s chilly out today so whip out those lovely cowls. I did…

   
        
 
I’m in love with this cowl. Rowan Aran Tweed is a bit scratchy so that’s another good reason to wet block with some soak. It’perfect now! Ready for the cold now!

Fall Inspiration

Well the KW Knitter’s Fair was on Saturday and it always makes me actually believe that autumn is a reality. I have a love hate relationship with fall because I think it’s one of the most beautiful seasons we have in Canada but it also signifies that winter is coming. Some people try to tell me that they love winter. Bull…!!! Seriously! Maybe you’d love winter if you lived in Whistler and could ski for free everyday but come on! It’s cold and dark and depressing, lol! The only thing I like about winter is having our fireplace on in the family room and those lovely sunny days we get where the snow is glistening, the sky is blue and all seems right with the world.

I digress…as usual I worked at Julie’s booth from the Needle Emporium at the fair. John was very cute on Saturday morning because I woke up and he was already dressed in a vest I knit him years ago. He wasn’t coming to the show but he was showing great solidarity, eh…

Noro Silk Garden

Noro Silk Garden

Here are some shots of the booth…

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The Technicolour Cowl Kits were particularly popular and we almost sold out! Here’s the one mom knit for me this summer…

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Don’t worry if you missed the show in Kitchener you can join us in Woodstock on October 17th at the fibre and fleece festival. Click here for more info. I haven’t been to this show in ages so am looking forward to seeing what’s what. More than anything these shows are good inspiration. I always come home and feel like knitting again.

Cowl Me Cozy

The Christmas holidays seem to be great for getting things done! (In my case an extended trip home which sadly ends today.) Mom and I have been doing this cowl for awhile now…

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from Cowlgirls…

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We knit it in Misty Alpaca which is soooooooo soft and yummy. Available of course at The Needle Emporium. This was our first creation (we actually did the same colour without knowing), love the light mix of colours…

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Then mom did this one for herself but she wouldn’t model so here I am with it up…

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And down…

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These were both done in Misty Alpaca Handpainted. Lastly, I just whipped one up for Lady Fia’s mummy in regular Misty Alpaca and it turned out pretty too…

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Gotta love the cowl, especially the hug the neck kind. Happy cowl knitting!