Monday, August 27, 2012

FINISHED PROJECT: Thick & Quick Cowl

The other night I looked at the weather forecast and, in the midst of 88 and higher degree weather, I saw that the next day was actually supposed to be mid-70s and rainy all day. Perfect! A perfect day for a brand new, yummy, cosy cowl that I've been wanting to make. I had bought a few skeins of Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick in Charcoal and was itching to use it up. I ended up using this one plastic hook I have had for I don't know how long and I have no idea what it's size is - P? I think it's a P? Either way, I learned I don't care for crocheting with a plastic hooks...

I used this pattern here for the convertible cowl and it took maybe two hours tops. I used two full skeins, but if I had a third, I'd probably use that, too. I love it - it is so squishy because of the different stitches in different rows, and it hangs so nice when you wear it. Of course, at work - the rain all day made our store incredibly humid and I ended up taking it off within a minute and then sweating to death thanks to my sweater and boot wardrobe choices.

BONUS: Chester modeling my cowl-in-progress while I was taking a little break. Fashionable!


  1. I love making cowls! I actually just bought a ton of yarn to start stocking up for fall!

  2. Aww that pic of your cat is adorable! Yay for finished objects!

  3. Looks great on you and Chester both.

  4. Oooh look.. I want that cat...:)I must say that your cowl is very beautiful) But I want your cat please...:)))
    All best wishes...

  5. Out of curiosity, do you find wool ease to be itchy at all, due to its wool content? I always personally found it a bit itchy, but am curious of other peeps don't mind it!


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