Two skeins of Manos del Uruguay silk blend have been in my stash for a couple of years. When I saw Ana´s interpretation of Tiny Owl Knit "inspired by the seaside cowl" playing with stripes in different colors, I felt an urgent need to crawl into such a soft grotto of wool and silk. However, using this colorway there was no need to make it more watery than it already was and I decided to skip the stripes and work purl ridges in stead.
The design is gorgeous, the pattern quite simple. Perhaps it is not necessary for me to buy a pattern for a knitted tube. However, I want to support this young creative knit designer who generously has offered this pattern, "some cloudy day " for free. The leg warmers are on the needles but not for long.
This How to wear a scarf-you tube-video was bookmarked the minute I saw it.So charming and playful. Some of these ways are quite complicated.
With the cowl you can just do this:
Sorry for the blurry photo, it was hard for me to focus.