Rian Cowl Pattern Review Indie Design Gift-a-long

Lindsay LewchukAnnouncements, Designers, Gift-a-long, Indie Design Gift-a-Long 2015 Leave a Comment

One of the pleasures of the Indie Design Gift-a-long is taking time off from “work” knitting to knit other designers’ creations for my Christmas gifting. My first FO for GAL2015 is Rian Cowl by Loraine Birchall.

Rian Cowl Designer's Picture
© Woolly Madly Deeply Ltd
Inca Eco in sage

This super quick knit has an easy to memorize lace pattern, which is worked every other round. Loraine did a great creating the pattern and included both charted and written instructions for your knitting pleasure. Mom selected 100% organic cotton with eco dyes Inca Eco in Sage for her Christmas present after she saw I started to wind some stash organic white :-).

The st gauge was off, but it was easy enough to compensate – I just cast on fewer stitches (20 fewer to be exact). The pattern is easily customizable to different yarns, so pick your favorite & cast on Rian Cowl for your Christmas knitting today!

Puddles modeled the FO – enjoy!

Puddles modeling
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Puddles modeling
I think this cowl goes great with an ear flip, which is Puddles language for having a fun time with my human!
Puddles modeling
When I wear this cowl I feel so handsome!

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