I started babysitting when I was 13. It was more of a mother’s helper gig at first, entertaining the kids while mom and dad got housework done. As time went on, though, I did more and more, until suddenly, I was leaving for college.
And now, the one who was just 3 when I first met her, has started her first classes in college, herself. Wow.
So she contacted me to ask if I could knit a big ol’ red cowl for her, I was happy to oblige. This is the photo she sent:
It looks to me like a simple ribbed cowl, but then look at the bottom bit… Is that reverse stockinette stitch?
I could easily do a simple ribbed cowl, but why not at least look at some potential projects? There’s the Infinitude Scarf by Jeni Chase:
Tante Ehm’s Northern Loop:
Or do I go ahead and stick with the standard ribbed cowl, something like Mallory Cowl by Shannon Cook:
What do you think? I picked up some red, bulky yarn and have the giant needles to go with it…