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January 13, 2013

From Susan — The Big One

Filed under: Updates — lv2knit @ 8:33 pm

Sally and I joke about this nickname for me — “It’s the big one we don’t like.”  BUT, I just added a simple, free pattern to Ravelry and thought I would share it with all of you.  The Biggest Cowl Ever.

The ‘Biggest Cowl Ever’ in Loops and Threads’ Dewdrops, Color Smokey Quartz (71 yds/85 gms, 5 skeins, sz 13 needles)

See?  Big.  Really big.  But I wear it and love it.  It sparkles!  My daughter had a cowl like it from a store so I borrowed the concept. 🙂

I wore it with my coat yesterday in the killer windchill and did not bother to wrap it around my neck, but wore it long.  It was really warm!

You can subtitute other bulky yarns or hold two yarns together.   Anyway, it knits up in a couple of evenings and is a fun fashion forward accessory to add to your wardrobe!!


  1. That does look perfect for the chilly weather, thank you

    Comment by Carie — January 14, 2013 @ 1:19 am

  2. You can never have too many cowls….I’ve knit a few this winter….thanks for this one.

    Comment by Anne — January 14, 2013 @ 5:39 am

  3. As Tiny Elvis would say, “Man, that sucker is HUGE!”

    Comment by twinsetellen — January 14, 2013 @ 9:35 am

  4. Looks so cozy!

    Comment by Kym — January 14, 2013 @ 10:00 am

  5. Love it! Looks so nice and soft. Thank you!

    Comment by Penny — January 14, 2013 @ 9:23 pm

  6. I was always the “smart one.” And I did NOT take that as a compliment.

    Comment by Chloe — January 15, 2013 @ 7:39 pm

  7. That does look extremely cosy. Not good in today’s 45-degree heat but bound to be a winner in winter. Thank you for sharing.

    Comment by Felicity from Down Under — January 16, 2013 @ 11:41 pm

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