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Crafts have always been a big part of my life. They have been my obsession yet kept me sane. My latest obsession is crochet. Wool and the finished products have taken over the house. A blog seems like the next step in my woolie journey wherever that takes me. Feel free to pop in and see what I am up to.

Saturday, 10 March 2012

A New Cowl - for me!

Today I decided I would treat myself to a new cowl.  I'm a bit like the cobbler's daughter - make things for everybody else but don't actually have one for myself!

Not strictly true: I do have four cowls that I wear regularly but none of them were made for me - I started to wear them because I though they weren't good enough to sell or they made from left-over wool and they suited my needs at the time.

I have a bit of a frozen shoulder and have found that if I keep my neck warm the pain doesn't go up into my neck and it also minimizes the shoulder pain - in fact its rare to see me without a cowl these days.  But for some reason none of my cowls seemed to be right today- too bulky, too loose, not warm enough or too long.

So I decided it was time for a new one and I would start from scratch and choose a nice wool and design one to fit my exact needs.  And I do have a mountain of wool to choose from!  So bearing in mind that three of the four cowls mentioned above are grey and that I have just about every colour of wool imaginable in my stash, one would think my new cowl would be something splendiferous! What do I find myself working on - another grey cowl!!!!

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