Are you tired of knitting scarves and feel the need to broaden your horizons with something fun, funky, stylish and ever so hip? Then look no further than CowlGirls, The Neck’s Best Thing to Knit.
Following up to her hit book Hattitude, author and knitwear designer Cathy Carron is letting women know there’s more to life than scarves to keep them warm and that stylish cowls can truly make a fashion statement.
Cathy’s new book features more than 40 patterns, among which is a cozy neck wrap featuring a built-in iPod holder, a lacy drawstring hood, a preppy polo-style collar cowl, a chic British inspired ponchette and a woven necklace sparkling with Swarovski crystals.
All patterns are well written with clear concise instructions, charts and large beautifully done photographs to show what the finished cowl will look like. Also included is basic knitting instructions, techniques and tips.
Yarn choices include Berroco Sundae, Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Super Chunky and Alpaca Chunky, Cascade Magnum, Debbie Bliss Luxury Tweed and Cashmerino Chunky, Lambspride Bulky, Classic Elite Sprout, Classic Elite Inca Alpaca and many more. From extra fine to super bulky, you will find a cowl project to suite your needs.
About: Cathy Carron is a knitwear designer, whose designs have been published in many knitting magazines, including Vogue Knitting, Knit.1, Knit Simple, Interweave Knits and Knitscene. She is the author of Hip Knit Hats, Knitting Sweaters From the Top Down and the hit title Hattitude.
I’m so excited to announce that, Tara, the publicist for Soho Publishing, has generously offered one free copy of CowlGirls as giveaway to my blog readers.
To enter this giveaway, simply leave a comment and let me what you enjoy knitting more, scarves or cowls (this will help me for future design projects). The Deadline to enter is Thursday, September 30th at 5:00pm Arizona Time and winner will be selected by random number generator. Please note that the winner will receive their book directly from Tara of Soho Publishing!
So who wouldn’t want to win a free copy of this wonderful new book! Please be sure to leave a means of contact if your email does not automatically attach to your comment, for example your Ravelry ID or Twitter ID.
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