What's a knitter to do? Pick up some red yarn and come up with an accessory that can instantly turn any outfit into a Christmas outfit!
Now that it's two months later and the pattern is test knit and ready to publish, I realize that this cowl is just as appropriate for February, the month of Valentine's Day and celebrating love. In honor of that, we're calling this cowl "Crush On You"!
This cowl pattern looks lovely when paired with a solid, semi-solid, or tonal yarn. The stitch pattern is small enough to be memorized, but has enough going on to keep things interesting. The border stitches are made more plush by using "knit one in the row below" stitches. A demonstration video is linked in the pattern for anyone who is not familiar with this easy-to-learn technique.
The groundhog just saw his shadow, which means there's at least 6 more weeks of winter....so start this quick-knit now and enjoy a new pop of color in your winter wardrobe! Click this link if you'd like to purchase this pattern through the Ravelry website.
Thanks to all who entered my "Gleener Giveaway"! If you would like to hear the answers to the questions asked in the comments thread, see a little live demonstration, or find out who the Gleener winner is, stay tuned to the blog! This morning I am busy running my kids to school and going to the gym, but I hope to get a short video made after I get back and it should be uploaded to the blog by later this afternoon!