I have an announcement to make: I knitted something ... just ... for ... me!
|Moebius Cowl in Malabrigo Worsted|
If you're like me, you scour patterns from every source possible and then queue them up, look through your stash (or buy new stash), and knit up the pattern usually with a special someone in mind. Last week, my friend Polly introduced me to the Moebius cowl and it was pure joy once I cast-on. I had two cakes of Malabrigo Worsted in purple mystery (true to its name) and decided to use one cake to knit a Moebius cowl. I did a straight-forward stockinette stitch as I wanted purely to see how this cowl was constructed.
While I knitted, I couldn't help but stop and pet my knitting. Yes, you read that correctly -- the fabric that is made with Malabrigo is so soft, so lofty, so pettable. If you haven't knitted with this yarn yet, I implore you to treat yourself. It's not too terribly expensive (mine cost $11 per hank) when you realize how much yardage you get but let's forget being practical for a second. What you get from a FO made with Malabrigo is a luxurious treasure in the most beautiful colors.
So, I'm keeping this Moebius cowl for me. I'l admit I had a friend in mind to give this to, but I'll just have to use the other cake that I have and knit one for her, probably adding a different stitch to change things up a little. Hmmm, I like the idea of matching cowls.
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