Here's a quick stocking filler to run up in time for Christmas. I've already given this gift twice over and it's been well received. A chunky crochet cowl - great for keeping warm with more than one styling option and currently very on-trend.
Crocheted with a double strand of dk yarn (a favourite method of mine for the impatient among us). I made this one up very quickly - in this case in a yarn with a lurex thread running through - gives it a smarter, more 'evening' look. You can also use a substantial aran or chunky yarn. Using only a treble stitch (I think that's a 'double crochet' to my U.S. friends), and with no shaping it's perfectly suitable for those of you new to crochet.
Give it a go and get a stylish accessory at the same time, or give someone a pretty and practical pressie.
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Here's the above sized-down to fit the little one. This one measures 30cm(width) x 20cm(depth), and she loves it - no fastenings or bits flapping around and she can take it on and off easily. Better still it makes up in an evening!