With all that handspun I showed off recently, you would think I would have knitted more than only one thing from any handspun last year. Nope, just this one. I took the alpaca you saw in the last post and knitted up a simple welted cowl on the bias that used nearly every last yard:

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2011_08_18_b_AlpacaCowl

Pattern: own
Yarn: about 78 yards handspun Tinki alpaca
Needles: US size 7
Size: adult
Started 8/17 and finished 8/18/2011

As usual with pretty much anything self-striping, I am entertained by the color changes when I rotate it:

2011_08_18_j_AlpacaCowl

2011_08_18_f_AlpacaCowl

Here Mr. Panza shows the way to wear it if you’re into the totally awesome 80’s fashion trends I see all over these days.

2011_08_18_e_AlpacaCowl_as_headband

Well, perhaps needed to be narrower to be an actual headband. Perhaps I should make one in neon colors…

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