Friday, February 8, 2013

Buttons & Blue

I figured it was high time for another post about knitting, especially since this project was done by Christmas. In fact, since I finished this cowl, I haven't done any knitting. Horrible I know and I plan on changing that very soon.

Remember how fabulous my last cowl turned out? I LOVE it and wear it every day. It has done wonders in keeping my cozy this winter, especially on crazy snowy days like today. Plus, it's super cute. Well once I finished mine and realized how wonderful it really was, I decided I wanted to make one for my sister Cora. I chose some beautiful yarn and got to work.

Thanks to some Pinterest inspiration, I decided to mix it up a little and add on some big buttons. I chose these gorgeous wooden ones because I thought they looked so good with the rich blue. Wouldn't you agree?

I almost didn't get the scarf done in time, thanks to a lovely bug that came through our house over Christmas. But I worked on it steadily while sick in bed and finished it the day before we headed to my parents' house.

I'm really pleased with how it turned out. And so was my sister. I even made her do some modelling in it so that you could all get a better idea of how it looks on someone.

If you think she's a little overdressed for some scarf modelling, it's because she was heading out to a party when I made her pose for my picture. I wanted to be sure I didn't forget. Plus, I think she looks absolutely stunning in it.

So that is my latest knitting project. I really need to get working on my next one before winter completely lets up. I plan on attempting to knit a hat next time and it would be pointless to finish it halfway through the summer.


  1. Yay for cowls! I wear mine EVERY day too. :)
    And, I would like to point out that I am wearing wool socks with my "overdressed" dress!
    Thanks Jennie for such a fantastically perfect gift!

  2. I'm glad you are loving your cowl as much as I'm loving mine. They are pretty awesome. :)

    And I didn't even notice the wool socks, I guess I'm just used to it.

  3. The colour of the yarn is beautiful, and I LOVE the wood buttons -- nice touch! Beautiful job!.

  4. Tasha, thanks! I loved the colour and the buttons. I was having such a hard time choosing buttons and then I came across those and I knew they were it.