This pattern has been test-crocheted, and will be up for sale until December 31st, 2015. After that it will be available for free. Consider this a donation period of sorts. :3 If you want to be notified when the pattern becomes free, please comment to ask me and I will add you to a message list for when that time comes.
The pattern has a download option for the step-by-step photo tutorial for the rosebuds used in the cowl, as the written instructions are a little confusing. Nonetheless, the rosebuds are quite easy, and you can churn out tons of the little buggers in no time, and may even overmake them!
This cowl could easily be worked in a variety of colours for different effects- grey, dark purple, and deep green for a more gothic look; pink, variegated, and light green for a fun look; soft brown, mahogany, and emerald for a mysterious, sophisticated look- the possibilities are endless! The body is worked in aran-weight yarn, the roses will be worked in a DK, and their