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Melissa's Acacia Cowl

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Exposure Time 1/15
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close up of cabling

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Acacia Cowl taught by Felicia Lo

Welcome to the Acacia Cowl Knit-Along! I've been inspired by this particular cable stitch for some time now and finally found the perfect project for it. This easy cabled cowl pattern is a great ...

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Yarn Weight Bulky (12 ply)
Style Casual, Classic
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What needles did you use? US 13 / 9.0 mm / UK 00

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What materials did you use? 1 skein SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash Chunky in Terra Firma

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I had a couple of false starts on this cowl. I tried to do the cabling without a cable needle, as described, but had a difficult time. The stitches I took off the needle kept falling apart. I finally ended up using a cable needle. The cowl took two only evenings, or a few hours' work, to complete. I'm not sure that my cabling looks 100% like the photo, but I'm happy with the way it came out. I liked the soft, chunky yarn. Some of the color did rub off on my hands while I was knitting. However, after I washed the cowl for blocking, the water did run clear. I was mystified reading some of the user questions. Seemed a lot of people did not bother to read the instructions to download and print the pattern as well as follow the tutorial! I found the instructions clear and easy to follow.

11/04/2013 Flag