YoP Update #12: Granny goodness on a grey day

CROCHET: Improvised Granny Cowl
YARN:  King Cole Merino Blend DK, 100% wool
HOOK: 4mm

It's been a cold wintry weekend - grey skies, drizzle and a freezing cold wind. Of course the perfect antidote was at hand - some brightly coloured wool and a hook to make a little stash-busting project. After a couple of hours I *almost* have a new granny stripe cowl (there are still a few ends to sew in). 

On Friday I started another project from my YoP list, the Chevron Lace Cardigan but after swatching and getting gauge first, I stupidly started the wrong size and had to frog. I'll let you know how it goes in the smaller size....
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8 comments

  1. Love the colors you're using for the cowl :) That cardigan looks totally doable to make! :) Thanks for the inspiration, as always.
    xo,
    wink

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  2. Nothing like some quick colourful crochet to cheer up a dull day...the colours are lovely!

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  3. I love the colours you have chosen for your cowl, looks like we have both improvised a granny cowl! Unfortunately I haven't done mines as quick he he

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  4. Love the colours. Definitely a good way to brighten the day!

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  5. Such lovely colors! They most certainly do brighten up a gray day--lots of gray skies here in Seattle these days. My condolences on needing to frog the sweater but sometimes it just can't be helped.
    *smiles and warm thoughts*

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  6. I love the colours in your cowl and nothing like something bright to crochet while its raining and cold outside. Can't wait to see your cardigan as the pattern looks great, far to complicated for me.

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  7. The cardigan looks a bit above my skill level, but added it to my list anyway, thanks for the link...I love cowls and now must try yours!

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