Friday, April 16, 2010

The Experimental Cowl

First inspired by this pattern for a burberry knock off cowl then taken to another level by dyeing and felting.
I began with plain jane Lion brand fisherman's wool and some nice chunky size 10 needles

I knew it couldn't stay this color when I began and I knew that husband wouldn't wear it if it was wool.

So the obvious solution(in my crazy mind this is obvious :) was to knit it way bigger then needed, dye it in coffee and vinegar, then felt it


And I kinda love how it came out.

Too bad spring is here...its going to have to wait until fall to really get worn but come winter this will be just the cozy thing for husband to sport.