December Featured Pattern and KAL: Snowdrop Lace Cowl

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Well, the colder weather is here, and it looks like it's staying for a bit!  As winter arrives properly, stay nice and warm with the Snowdrop Cowl! (Also, it's a quick knit in bulky yarn, perfect for any last-minute gift-knitting!  The Snowdrop Cowl Featured Pattern for December, available 50% off (currently $3.00 CAD, regular price, $6.00 CAD)!

A woman wearing a blue bulky knit cowl. The cowl has a lace and cable pattern.
Photography:  Douvlak Photography

This cowl was created as part of the Initiate Knit Design Challenge, hosted by Francoise Danoy of Aroha Knits. The goal of the challenge was to help people get their design ideas off the ground, and this super-bulky lace and cable cowl was the result!

The cowl is worked in the round, with garter stitch edging and the Snowdrop Cable and Lace Pattern forming the body of the cowl.

The yarn used in the pattern is *Blue Sky Fibers Bulky, shown in "Frost" ,which is 50% alpaca, 50% wool. It is classified as a super-bulky, so for substitution purposes, you’ll want to double most yarns if you want to knit this in anything below a bulky-weight. Also, if you’re substituting yarns, I’d suggest a yarn with at least 50% wool content.

The cable stitch pattern is both written and charted. This pattern also has an accessible large print option that is compatible with screen-reading software. This option includes the written instruction.

You can buy the pattern through Etsy, or Payhip, the discount is available on both platforms. The discount should be be visible on Etsy, To get the discount on Payhip, you can use the coupon code "DecFeatPatt2020"

Now, onto the Mini-KAL!

For the month of December, any finished Snowdrop Lace Cowl has a chance to win a $25 USD gift card from *EatSleepKnit; and one pattern from any of my self-published patterns! To enter on the blog, simply post a link to a picture of your completed cowl by December 31, 2020!  Please note that the cowl doesn't have to have been started in December just finished in December, -- so it's a good reason to pull out any WIPs!

Please note, due to the seizure/migraine risks, you may not post links to in the comments of this blog. Such links will be removed and will not count as entries to the Knit-Along. IG posts, public Facebook posts, blog posts, or even direct image links are all acceptable alternatives.

You can also win by posting to the giveaway on Facebook, and on Instagram, giving 3 chances to win in total!**

I always look forward to seeing your Finished Objects! Please post them to various social media with #SarahDawnsDesigns, and share them to my Facebook Group if you're on Facebook! That way, I can see the awesome that you folks make!

**One entry per person for each project per platform (three possible entries total for each completed project). One Winner will be drawn at random using random number generation. Winner must have a valid e-mail address to receive the pattern and electronic gift card. Participants may enter the same project on more then one platform, but may only enter each project once per platform.



    1. ooooh, Looking pretty! I love it with the cream yarn, hope it keeps you warm!

  2. Thank you! Warm and cozy, I'm keeping this one ☺

  3. Dusty Pink LB Vel-Luxe for my tiny 10 yo niece. 💕

    Hoping the FB link works?

    1. FB Link works just fine with a copy paste, and that looks wonderful!

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    1. Oh, it came through ok, but I have comments set to moderation (otherwise the spammers go to town /sigh/). Sometimes stuff gets held until I can review it. But you're good, and it looks so cute and cozy!



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