Summer Mobius Cowl – Scarf with Wooden Beads

by Jill Tarabar.
(Chalfont, Pennsylvania USA)

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Note from Rena: I’ve been seeing so many wonderful scarf-necklace accessories lately, that when I came across Jill’s fabulous hand-knitted cowl accented with wooden beads I asked her permission to feature it here.

I think it’s a great cool-weather alternative to a necklace!

This summer mobius cowl – hat – scarf is handknit of 100% rayon yarn that has been hand dyed in the most beautiful shades of earth… deep greens, golds, teals and browns.

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Lightweight, wooden, natural color, odd shaped beads are knitted into the continuous edge.

Hand knit on REALLY large needles, light and airy, fun yet elegant, the scarf can be worn as a cowl or head covering. A beautiful accent to a tank top and jeans or a summer dress.

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Knit in garter stitch, the mobius is a continuous circle with a twist. It measures 24″ wide with a circumference of approx. 36″. One size fits all!

The soft yarn is 100% rayon and can be hand washed in cold water and dried flat.

Jill Tarabar
JiSTdesigns blog
JiSTknits on etsy

Comments:

Versatile neck accessory
by: Rena

Jill, thanks so much for letting me feature this beautiful cowl here! I love the large-needle knit and the versatility of your cowl as an accessory. The wooden bead accents are a wonderful touch.

cool
by: Kristin

Hey Jill, this is super cool! Looks fun to make and fun to wear! Thx for sharing!

seasonal artistry all year round
by: Anonymous

I absolutely love it !

Unique
by: Bridgette

This scarf is absolutely gorgeous and unique!

www.youruniquetreasures.com

Thank you!
by: Jill

Rena, thank you for featuring my cowl! I love the phrase “neck adornment” – it opens so many avenues for creativity!

Mobius cowl
by: Kate

I run a knitting cub at our localBotany Town Centre library. So far there have been a few cowls knitted, but yours is elegant and fine and with the wooden beads combines both knitting and beading – couldn’t be better. I will pass on your shop address.

Tutorial for your cowl with wooden beads?
by: Rena

Jill, have you thought about putting together a tutorial for this cowl (or any of the other lovelies in your shop) – and putting the tutorial PDFs up for sale in your Etsy shop?

Tutorial…
by: Jill

Yes, I have actually thought of that and will work on something this week… the cowl is deceptively simple! My challenge will be to find the scribbled notes I wrote when creating it!

Summer Cowl
by: Tricia – Bead Booty

Beautiful! I’ve also noticed lots of lightweight fabric being used for spring & summer neckpieces. In the spirit of this trend I’ve made some T-Shirt Necklaces. They’re fun to make & look great!

Cowl Pattern in my Etsy Shop
by: Jill

Thank you all for the kind comments! I’ve created a pattern for this cowl that includes instructions for an invisible seam called Kitchener Stitch and adding beads as an option. It’s now posted in my Etsy shop!
http://www.etsy.com/listing/87128726/hand-knit-mobius-cowl-pattern

Summer Mobius Cowl tutorial
by: Rena

Awesome, Jill – thanks so much for letting us know!

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