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Jan in CA 12-28-2013 07:59 PM

WIP - cabled cowl
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I'm in love! The yarn is James C. Brett marble chunky in colorway 6. Pattern is a friends. If she puts it on Rav I'll share the link.

One more cable cross I think then bind off and add buttons.:thumbsup:

GrumpyGramma 12-28-2013 08:24 PM

Jan, that's beautiful! The pattern and the yarn work so well together. Usually I think cables and multicolors fight for dominance but you persuaded them to cooperate. Impressive. :thumbsup: You really do such lovely knitting, always.

tabsheltie7 12-28-2013 11:19 PM

Oh that's so pretty! Hope your friend uploads it. I've never been able to get good cabling with anything other than solid colored worsted weight yarn. I do a lot of :frog:

claireweber 12-29-2013 12:46 AM

Very, very nice, Jan. Love the pattern and the colors.

jinxnit55 12-29-2013 03:53 AM

That is really gorgeous! Great colorway!

JudyD 12-29-2013 06:27 AM


That cable really pops out...beautiful yarn! :heart: :heart: :heart:
Does the cowl hang low or wrap the neck?


salmonmac 12-29-2013 06:33 AM

Beautiful cowl! The cable looks so good against the garter stitch edging. That's a great combination of stitches and color.

Jan in CA 12-29-2013 10:03 PM

Thanks everyone!

Here's the pattern -

Normally I don't do cables with multicolor yarns either. This one was a big enough cable and the yarn was darker shades I gambled and it worked out! I'm finished now except for buttons. DH is going to make me some so I'll share the FO when I get them.

Judy, its a short cowl. I may make a longer one at some point, but wanted to do as the pattern was written first.

tabsheltie7 12-29-2013 10:50 PM

Awww, I was hoping it was going to be a free pattern, I'll still get it one of these days. But right now I have three big projects going (one's almost done) and two or three more planed. Can't wait to see your FO.:)

claireweber 12-29-2013 11:31 PM

Will those buttons be made out of wood? If so, have you figured out what species and shape?

It is so beautiful Jan. Really looking forward to pictures of the FO.

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