Warm all Winter
Pattern includes live links to my video tutorials:1. How to create a face opening with flawless corners and 2. Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-0ff, so the opening is elastic and ready to stretch or bounce back.
When I agreed to teach at the Vogue Knitting Live event in in New York City in January 2011 and everyone I talked to warned me I would freeze, it frightened me. In defense, I designed this versatile cowl. On a mild day, it can be worn with the hood pulled back, or on an especially brutal winter day, the opening becomes a slit, exposing only the eyes. On a merely cold day, the lower half of the opening tucks softly under the chin, keeping the head, ears, and neck cozy. I wore it with just my eyes showing in NYC, and felt warm, mysterious, and happy! I no longer fear East Coast winter.
The pattern is easy to follow, and would make a great gift for friends in cold climates. Personally, I can't wait for the first really cold winter day when I can wear m