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Lux-urious Cowl
Finished
April 29 2012
May 13 2012
Project info
Lux-urious Cowl
Jeweled Cowl by Sachiko Uemura
Knitting
SomeBunny Special
28-inches across: As stated via stitch count, then knit until yarn ran out
Needles & yarn
Buffalo Wool Company Lux (formerly "#12")
none left in stash
1 skein = 330.0 yards (301.8 meters), 40 grams
Purple
The Buffalo Wool Co.
Notes

Made as a sample for the BWC shows. 28 inches across, 56 inches in diameter.

This pattern has one of the best features I love: no blocking required. (It is also one of the reasons why I love the Clapotis shawl.)

I had calculated that with the 200 stitch count, I would have enough to knit 24 repeats of the 2-row pattern along with the cast on, 2 knitted rows, and bind off. I accidentally knitted 25 repeats so ended up using the frugal crochet bind off so I did not have to frog any rows.

When I make this again, I would do the following changes:

  1. Cast on 180 stitches instead of 200 because doubling the cowl still hung a bit too long for me.
  2. Adjust the 180 stitch cast on for 12 YO/SKP and 11 beads per 2-row repeat.
  3. Splurge on mirrored beads. I had to use these $1 beads from AC Moore and though they look pretty, I think a little bit of bling would be a great “wow” factor.
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Finished
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May 13 2012
 
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by Buffalo Wool Company
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45% Other Animal, 20% Silk, 20% Cashmere goat, 15% Tencel
330 yards / 40 grams

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  • Originally queued: April 23, 2012
  • Project created: May 14, 2012
  • Updated: May 14, 2012
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