April 23, 2011

New cowl in the making - Cowl de Printemps

Another cowl in the making... This one is for another friend's birthday at the end of May. I think there is going to be some serious blocking when I finish as the purl rows are all curled up!

The pattern is from Ravelry and I did struggle to understand the chart in the beginning but after Jeni of The Knitist! patiently explained a couple of the unfamiliar stitches to me, I was ready to go.

Yarn: Touch 4ply pure merino wool
Colourway: 205 (I think it is powder blue)
Dye lot: 39
Needle: Knit pro 40cm 4mm circular

I am really enjoying this project as I am learning new techniques though I must say what I have knitted so far looks nothing like the designer's pictures... : (

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