Anemones have always been one of my favorite flowers, with their large single petals, and delicate stems... But I have always found the word to be so hard to say! (You can laugh at me now.) So I went digging around on the Internet, and discovered that the common name for several varieties has the word "windflower" in it. This was perfect. For one thing, I can say it. Plus, this field of windflowers will help protect you from winter's chilly winds.
Cowl is worked in the round. Knitting begins with a huge number of stitches, most of which go into that optional ruffled edge. A somewhat loose I-cord is used to bind off, and to provide a neatly finished edge to balance the loops on the opposite edge.
Model: Liberty Fibers Fingering Weight Merino in Bronze Forest.
Stitch instructions: written only (not charted).
17 sts and 24 rounds to 4 inches (10 cm) in stitch pattern, blocked.
I have knit and crocheted, and done various forms of embroidery and needlepoint since early grammar school. Making things with bits of colored string is so integral to my being that the few times of my life when I don't have *something* on the go feel empty, and without form.