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July 21, 2008

The kids and I are on vacation in Buffalo visiting my parents. I suspect they only invited me because I bring the children. I don’t mind because there’s a pool. Before I left, I made the finishing touches on a free cowl pattern. Presenting…..the Zigzag Cowl!

zigzag lace cowl

I put the pattern over there on the sidebar with the Dino Chart (also free) and the hat pattern (five bucks). The easiest way to get your paws on it is RIGHT HERE ON RAVELRY! Queue it up, download it, store it in your library, save it until you get a nice soft skein of yarn (175 yds of worsted weight will do ya). Enjoy!

zigzag lace cowl

The pattern is a one-page download. The directions include a chart and tips for adjusting for any gauge. If you have any questions or comments about the pattern (or find any boo-boos) just drop me an email or comment. Also, thanks to Lisa for her input!

Before I left for Buffalo, I also helped a friend get set up on Ravelry. See, I’ve been singing the praises of the Rav for some time now. I think most all of the knitters at my knitting group have their Ravelry accounts now, but Cindy is a designer and wanted some help getting her patterns listed. Last week we finally got together and got her patterns uploaded to her Ravelry store. See them all here! I especially love this sock pattern.

That about covers it! I’m sort of away from the computer more than normal, but I still check my email at least once a day. If you need me I’ll be doing things like this:

what i'll be doing

Going to ballgames and hanging with my brother (Uncle Eddie)!  Be back soon!

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12 Comments leave one →
  1. sknitty permalink
    July 21, 2008 12:36 pm

    Ooh pretty!

  2. July 21, 2008 2:59 pm

    Beautiful, thanks so much for sharing.

  3. July 21, 2008 6:24 pm

    Buffalo looks like fun! We miss you guys.

  4. July 21, 2008 6:51 pm

    It’s a beautiful cowl!

  5. crimsonpurl permalink
    July 21, 2008 7:05 pm

    Very nice!

  6. July 21, 2008 7:51 pm

    Beautiful pattern. I havent knit a cowl yet but I might make one for my sister for Christmas.

  7. mandy permalink
    July 22, 2008 9:36 am

    beautiful. And i think i can actually make this. Have fun in the pool!

  8. July 22, 2008 2:43 pm

    awesome, thanks so much for sharing it with us.

  9. wazzuki permalink
    July 22, 2008 5:09 pm

    this is lovely, thankyou

  10. July 23, 2008 7:24 am

    my niece says that my sister hardly greets her after she got her granddaughter. the cowl is great and it seems you are having a great holiday.

  11. Chelsie permalink
    July 23, 2008 2:17 pm

    I can hardly believe how big your wee babes have gotten! Check out Mag in those pigtails and rockin’ some Hanna. :-) Those two are adorable…

    Oh, and your knitting is divine. I love to admire yoru creations!

  12. July 24, 2008 9:45 am

    Hey that’s gorgeous! Shilasdair sell some wonderful handspun cashmere – I think I know what a few ladies in my family are going to get for Christmas this year…

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