it’s getting cold…

November 25, 2010


It’s getting cold (correction: it is cold).

Christmas and other depressi festive and gift-giving holidays are approaching fast.

Therefore: a small cashmere quickie, as in

  • instant warmth
  • incredibly quick knit — even quicker in DK or Worsted
  • Thank You — to those who have bought some of my previous patterns in my first year as part-time pattern maker-upper (see Ravelry page for details)


Oh, and it comes with matching or non-matching mitts, too.


I used 1 skein (200yds) of Posh Yarn Sophia 4ply (100% cashmere) and 4 mm needles for the cowl (3mm for the mitts).
The cowl may have to become wimple. After all, it’s only November and we already have snow. In the meantime I’m knitting a thicker version in Worsted weight (Heaven’s Hand Wool Classic from Hamilton Yarns):