Saturday, February 5, 2011

The Gaptastic Cowl

I've just finished my second knitting project The Gaptastic Cowl.

Its from Ravelry and has had hundreds of knitters knitting it. The lady who wrote the pattern made after going into Gap and thinking "I can make that", she counted the stitches and went home and knitted it up. It was a really easy knit for a novice knitter like me, knit and purl in the round, the superchunky yarn meant it knitted up really quickly I used Rowan Drift superchunky 100% merino (3 balls).

Here I am wearing it. (Excuse the rubbish photos).

This yesterday afternoon I started my third project, a cardigan. The pattern is also from Ravelry (
The Shalom Cardigan) and looks fairly simple, (although there are bits in the pattern I haven't a clue what they mean, but I figure I'll pick it up as I go along. Thank you YouTube!). Its knitted on circular needles as well.

The yarn (from the lovely Little Wool Shop in Southwell) is Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky Undyed. I'm using the Steel Grey Suffolk a really pretty pale grey. I'll let you know how it goes. I might have to pick your brains!

Ps. (I'm robinredcrafts on Ravelry by the way if you are on there too!).


  1. Looks great and so soft too! I wish I could get knitting but I have a list of gardening chores!

  2. hello - i have knitted shalom cardi in bright red im a bit big for it but i love it and wear it lots.