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This cowl is luxuriously wide and made to drip and drape over your shoulders. As I was charting the lace motif, it reminded me of airplanes and how I love to fly on vacation. In a sport weight yarn, it is a nice thing to have or knit when that little overhead airline A/C vent is blowing at you.
It all started when I got a skein of Bernat’s Glow In The Dark yarn. I thought of glowing things and Hubble space shots came to mind. I made a swatch but didn’t think I had the right yarn or idea for the project. I put the swatch on Pinterest with the notation “Pillow?” Someone repinned with the idea of a pillow for a boy...
Knitting: Cowl, Fingerless Gloves
I saw my first peacock in the wild when I was a child. My parents had taken us to their friend’s house on the eastern shore of Maryland. I had only ever seen them in cages at zoos. I was completely amazed when I saw one strut casually across the driveway. Fabulous.
Knitting: Scarf, Necktie
My inspiration came from the pastoral intern at my church who wore a simple thin ribbed knit scarf and refused to take it off inside the 108 year old building with intermittent heat. I thought this would look smashing on her and as an indoor/outdoor piece.