Wool on Sundays 98 – (a cosy cowl)

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Welcome to Wool on Sundays…
…and thank you to everyone who visited last week :)
[[[ Please disregard the link at the link top of this post. If you are reading this, I’m very happy you are here and I’m not wishing to influence whether or how you follow my blog. The reason for the link is that I realised that everyone who is following me on bloglovin is actually following http://rainbowharequilts.blogspot.co.uk/, whereas I have for some time had the custom domain – http://www.rainbowhare.com/ Currently this isn’t an issue because blogger redirects to the rainbowhare.com address so it is no odds which address is followed. I am, however, considering moving to wordpress and if/when I do I will take the dot com version and the blogspot one will stop working. As far as I can tell, what I have to do is claim the dotcom version (which is done by posting the link at the top of the post) and then I can move my bloglovin followers to that address. Then, if I do go to wordpress, I’ll have a fairly seamless transition – fingers crossed. We shall see if it actually works out that way or not! ]]]
And, now, onto wool. Last week my mother gave me a bag full of hand wound balls of undyed mohair (dk weight). It really is fantastically fluffy – the yarn equivalent of candy floss!

 

I first thought of knitting a cardigan but I don’t really want a cardigan this colour and I couldn’t think of anyone else who would want such a fluffy cardigan or jumper. So I started to crochet a granny square and pondered turning it into a blanket.

 

After 16 rounds and once I’d used up one ball I decided it wouldn’t really be big enough to be very useful blanket but it just so happened that there was someone I wanted to make a handmade gift.

So I made another square, joined them to make a cowl and crocheted a scalloped edging. It was a very quick and easy make and it’s very, very soft and warm. I think I may have to make some more of these.

If you have had a woolly week, I’d love you to link up. The rules, as usual, are: 1). Posts must include some content – makes or musings or photos – related to knitting, crochet, felting, spinning or yarn. 2). Projects sewn from felt or wool fabric or stitchery using wool are also welcome but please don’t link posts that are exclusively about sewing, quilting and fabrics. 3). Posts don’t have to be from the past week but please put a link to WOOL ON SUNDAYS or grab the button from my sidebar and include it in or at the bottom of any posts you link up. 4). Visit anyone else who links.
Janine @ Rainbow Hare

 

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