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April Showers Cowl
Bandana Cowl by Purl Soho
Knitting
Needles & yarn
US 10 - 6.0 mm
Malabrigo Yarn Mecha
1 skein = 130.0 yards (118.9 meters), 100 grams
12 07 50
Blue
Yarnology in Winona, Minnesota
December 12, 2013
Notes

Wanted to find a project to just use this one skein. I’ve admired this cowl for a while, and I was pleased to see others had used Mecha for it.

The link to the tutorial for short rows was very helpful. If I don’t do them for a while, I forget how to work the wraps. Good reminder!

Could have finished this project in a day or two, but other projects and life got in the way!

This yarn was not bad for a bulky singles, but I think it’s going to need special handling not to turn into a mess.

Named the project April Showers because that’s what the color combination reminds me of. The colors you see on a rainy April day.

Ran out of yarn before I finished the top shaping. Also, this seems to be a little more snug fitting than other versions on Ravelry. But I don’t think going up a needle size would have been a good thing. It works for me.

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March 13 2014
April 22 2014
 
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by Malabrigo Yarn
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100% Merino
130 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: March 13, 2014
  • Updated: April 12, 2014