FO: Casu Cowl

I'm the proud mama of a new cowl.








It was my first time using Manos del Uruguay Maxima. The yarn is a pleasure to knit with. Being a single ply must be the reason for the yarn's softness and look. Thanks Clara Parkes for explaining it so well here.  
 
Yesterday I went back to work after taking several days off. Let me tell you, It wasn't easy to suddenly end with my non stop knitting, blog reading, no make up, pony tail days! The teachers at my daughter's day care are probably grateful with me being back to work. I can tell from their faces they feared something was going on. I am sure there is some relief with my "back to normal" look. And yes, the daughter went to daycare during my vacation. No remorse. She loves spending time with her friends; mommy needed some me time.
 
I am joining Tami's Amis FO Fridays...because I love both FOs and Fridays!
 
 
 
 

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  1. Lovely. What a great design, having the lace at the top where it will show. Lovely yarn.

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    1. Thanks; the lace was what made me cast on in the first place ;-)

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  2. Oh, I long for a staycation like you described in this post. Endless knitting in my pjs sounds wonderful. :-D The cowl looks great! Nice work.

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    1. Staycations with yarn on hand are the best! Thanks for stopping by.

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  3. Nice cowl! The colors are lovely.

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    1. Gracias! The colors are very rich...love this yarn!

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    1. Aww...thank you! The pattern is very easy to knit; just four rows that you can memorize if you pay little attention (and limit the wine or dark chocolate intake. Oh wait, that shall remain private). Thanks for visiting!

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    1. Manos Maxima is very yummy; I was tempted to knit a pillow cover with it. But I am happy with the cowl now that is done.

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  6. That is a lovely cowl! Beautiful work Monica.

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  7. You are funny, I do the exact same thing and have 'me' days or 'date' days while Naomi goes to play with her friends. And then there are my work from home days - sweat pants, no make up etc... there was one of those funny postcards that I saw the other day that said something to the effect of 'if I put on sneakers and a ball cap maybe people will think I've been to the gym'. Ha ha I am sure I fool no-one! But onto the cowl - it is really lovely with the deep rich colours and interesting lace detail. Thanks for sharing. xxx Sam

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    1. That is funny. I wouldn't fool anyone. Thanks for your comment.

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