Well, after knitting my Honey Cowl I had Lil asking me for one for her. How could I say no? I had actually been planning on knitting her a scarf sometime, but when she suggested a cowl it made more sense. If I get frustrated with the loose ends of a scarf, then I knew that it wouldn't last long on her but a cowl would be perfect. Easy for her to wrap and wear and nice and warm to keep her all cosy.
Last year I had actually crocheted a bag using Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece from Tangled Yarns. I finished the bag, but there was something not quite right about it (I suspect due to not following the pattern correctly!) so I've never used it. So I unpicked the whole thing and used the yellow yarn for Lil's cowl. I skein was the perfect amount so you can bet that there will be four more little cowls for little girls in the future! I feel much better about putting the yarn to good use now after the failure of the bag!!
I changed the pattern so that I cast on 150 stitches and continued knitting until the cowl was about 6" wide.
I think Lil looks super cute in it and she has worn it a lot so we are both happy :) Although you wouldn't think it from these photos - she was feeling a bit grumpy to start with but I soon pulled a smile out of her!!