Cowls Gone Wild!!
Our new colorways are live as promised!
There are fifteen of them. I know!
Here they are in all their glory. I hope you enjoy knitting with them as much as I do creating them! I enjoy creating them quite a bit!
Our lovely friend Karen Alfke has been doing some Cowl knitting as part of our Holiday Cowlathon.
Our Targhee Bulky in our colorway, In the Navy. Pattern: Blue Plaid by Alicia Plummer
US9/5.5mm needles, with US8/5mm for ribbed edgings
Karen’s knit-notes: Loved the soft ‘sproing’ of the Targhee Bulky for this one! Targhee holds the stitch definition so nicely – the ridges of garter really stand out. This generous cowl can be worn draped open to make a dramatic statement over a coat, or doubled up around the neck for cozy warmth. A super-fun knit: the 12 rounds of just knits and purls keep your interest while you’re knitting. And the finished piece would make a great gift for a worthy recipient.
Karen’s knit-notes: This is just about the coziest cowl I’ve ever knitted – I don’t want to take it off, even indoors! It’s a great way to get a taste of Crackpaca. And the stitch pattern is wicked fun – a 4-round repeat that you just won’t want to put down.
It looks like little mock cables, but it’s all done with increases & decreases and lifting stitches over, so no need for a cable needle! At around 200 yards per cowl, so you could knit several for gifts. I’ve known knitters who have made multiples already this Fall (they’re ahead of the game for the holidays for sure!)
Starting today and going until next Friday we are offering out Targhee Bulky and Crackpaca at a 10% off the regular price discount.
The discount code is: cowlsgonewild2
There will be a discount code box on your order from when you go to check out!
If you missed the details of our Holiday Cowlathon here they are from my last blog post.
Cowls are wonderful winter wardrobe enhancers and warmers! As knitter’s they are usually a pretty quick knit which makes them seriously great for holiday knitting and gift giving.
Add in with great patterns and the perfect yarn and color combination you have a recipe for joy.
We are going to make suggestions every week for cowl patterns we love with yarn suggestions we think would be wonderful combinations with said patterns. Of course will have some discounts and colorway ideas. Since we (me) always have colorway ideas!!
Really you can knit whatever pattern you like as long as it is a cowl knit in a Blue Moon yarn. We ask that after your cowl is knit that you post a picture of it on instagram and tag us @bluemoonfiberarts and the designer of the cowl. Also please use the following hashtags #holidaycowlathon #bluemoonfiberarts so we can all share in the fun.
Here are the cowlcentives:
Knit and instagram
1 cowl you receive a 5% discount code
2 cowls gets you a 10% discount coed
3 cowls gets you a 15% discount code
and 4 cowls gets you a 20% discount code
Discount codes will be sent out at the end of December and are good until April 1st.
Okay my dear, dear knitting friends, take care, be good to each other and have a good weekend.