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Wear your cowl five ways

wear your cowl five ways

I made a new cowl at the weekend. Dave persuaded me to buy the yarn when we were last in Luxembourg/Germany, so I’ve had it for ages, but never really knew what to do with it. It’s varies hugely in thickness – the red bits are thin and suitable for 4 or 5mm needles, the white bits are really chunky, and more like a 7 or 8mm. Which basically makes it impossible to do anything other than garter stitch with it, and I prefer my knits to have at least a little bit of pattering going on.

But in the end I just went with it and now I really like it! This is going to the Magpie craft fair, and I hope it’ll keep someone very cozy.

Anyway, five ways to wear your cowl:

1. folded inwards and pulled down
2. as a shrug, pulled over the shoulders
3. simple, without any folding
4. folded outwards
5. wrapped twice around the head

I also took pictures of a couple of more unusual ways of wearing it (as a scarf/ headscarf combo and as a headwrap/hat thing), but my facial expression was weird, and I’m too vain to show the photos.

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  • La Historiadora de Moda 3 December 2009, 8:28 pm

    Oh, I love it! And I love the expression you've got on your face in the third photo!

  • The Small Fabric Of My Life 3 December 2009, 10:07 pm

    love the cowl and the pictures.

  • Side Street Style 6 December 2009, 6:04 pm

    Oooh love this post and I like the ideas of wearing it different ways….I am going to try and use that in other parts of my wardrobe 🙂