Rain-or-Shine Cowl Finish

As Teresa says, here’s the big reveal!  I finished my Rain-or-Shine modified cowl last night.  Pattern by Bekah Knits.  Knit in EY Select Bel viso,  a luxury cotton linen blend. I believe it cost 25.00 for the skein.  I used almost all of the skein or about 380 yards.  Colorway: 09 Cordelia.  My Yarn shoppe in Delevan, Needles ‘N pins sells about 8 different colorways.  They are all lovely.

Loved the colors and subtlety of this yarn dye.  Love that it is cotton and it will be for me.  Indulgent?  Yup.

I modified it by eliminating the honeycomb lace sections and I did the large size.

So what’s with me and Lace?  I don’t enjoy it near as much as stockinette and fair isle and sock patterns.  I love the look afterwards though.  So product, process the debate goes on and on.

I grabbed the camera when I was up for a second at sunrise.( I had the camera with me as I was trying to catch a photo of the ORANGE moonrise last night.)   No luck. So you get  a Wisconsin sunrise.  Good thing I know you aren’t picky!DSCF0531

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Author: compassionknit

I've moved from irisheyesknitters.blogspot.com to compassionknit.wordpress.com on Nov. 7 2016. It is still me! glad you found me

13 thoughts on “Rain-or-Shine Cowl Finish”

  1. Ahhh, beautiful sunrise picture…ours are still grey, grey, grey. Flurried ALL day yesterday (luckily nothing stuck on top of the snow/ice we got on Tuesday). Your cowl is beautiful – that will look and feel so nice in SPRING!! Good that you practiced a bit of indulgence on yourself!!

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  2. That is a gorgeous cowl. I know what you been about process and product. It’s frustrating sometimes. I’m glad you got a luxurious yarn for yourself. I need to feel better about doing that for me too. I have no problem buying nice yarn for gifts for others, but for myself. I feel guilty. That is a beautiful photo too!
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  3. The Wisconsin sunrise is just beautiful. The cowl is fantastic and if you liked knitting with the yarn and you’re going to wear it, it’s a wise investment. I know you can’t have itchy on you but seriously the fact it’s this cotton it can get even more wear out of it!

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  4. Your big reveal is great.. that turned out awesome! Now you have to model it for us.. 😀 Great sunrise photo.. I never see them as I’m not a morning person. ((hugs)), Teresa 🙂

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  5. I love that cowl, and it will be so easy to wear. I always seem to knit bulky ones that I can only wear when it is freezing…I think I need a more versatile one. Yours is beautiful!

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