A Mother’s Cowl

Good news knitters. Good news.

I finished the cowl for my mother. Just in time for Mother’s Day. It’s knit up in Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in the color Tart.

And, no, that is not my mother. That is my friend Becky. My mother is much older, as you might have imagined.

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This is a simple design that I made up in my head. I do not plan on turning into a pattern…A bit too boring for me, but I really love the texture from the Flowered Meadow stitch.

DSC_0035 Making things up in my head is risky business.

Case in point: the time I thought I could make banana bread from memory without using the recipe. Bad idea. Always refer to the recipe unless you are ABSOLUTELY POSITIVE you remember all the ingredients…but even then, best to double check.

Happy Mother’s Day, Mom.

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4 Comments

  • Reply pumpkin sunrise May 4, 2015 at 5:54 pm

    gorgeous cowl and yay for finishing it well before the deadline 🙂

  • Reply littleblackdogsa May 5, 2015 at 6:48 am

    It is stunning. I know your Mom will love it. Beautiful choice of colour! 🙂

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