Adrie’s Speedy Fingerless Gloves

Adrie Jacobs is a friend of ours with loads of energy. Besides being a wife and mother of 2 toddlers, this former SA champion gymnast runs a busy biokinetics practice and even manages to squeeze in a few half marathons and trail runs on weekends. (Yes, this does all sound crazy!) How can she possibly […]

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October is Breast Cancer awareness month

Since it’s already October 19th you are probably well aware that it’s breast cancer awareness month.  It’s a cause that is close to my heart (both literally and figuratively).  My mother is a survivor, and this time last year I had my first experience with a breast lump scare.  I was fortunate, however the experience was […]

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cowgirlblues, wool, merino, handspun, yarn, crochet, cowl, snood, stashbuster, remnant, rescue, recycle, cape town, south africa, DK, Bridget Henderson

Rescuing your remnants

Selfies are not really my thing, but every now and then there is definitely a place for looking a little foolish as you hold up your camera and pose for yourself. This latest pattern seemed perfectly suited to it, as I wore it a lot over the last few months, particularly on chilly days when […]

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Special Springbok stripes

Julia and I started talking about the Rugby World Cup a few weeks ago, and how cool it would be to have a self-striping Springbok yarn.  It took a little while to get this off the ground, but I knitted up the first beanie on Tuesday evening, just in time to show at our coffee […]

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Coffee with cowgirlblues

Yesterday morning we hosted a delightful coffee morning at The Deli at Joostenberg Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. There was lots of “show and tell” and not just from us … Hope you make it to the next one. Email to join our mailing list

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Welcome to the team

Julia Moore joined our team a few months ago to help out with marketing and design. A qualified journalist and long-time copy writer and PR consultant, Julia is focussing on promoting our yarns both locally and internationally. Having been an avid knitter and crocheter since her early teens, she has also been hard at work […]

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cowgirlblues kidsilk knit scarf

Quick and easy Kidsilk Scarf

The cowgirlblues Kidsilk yarn is one of our best sellers.  Customers love the delicate look and feather-light feel.  And the colour range is extremely tempting.  Knowing what to knit with it is not always that easy.  Since it’s a luxury yarn people are often loathe to experiment, thinking it should be saved for some magical […]

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cowgirlblues yarns at the watershed

Welcome to the Watershed

If you live in or near Cape Town and haven’t yet visited the Watershed then it’s high time you paid a visit to this trendy Waterfront location. While you’re there you should of course visit us! We’ve recently moved to a bigger space around the corner and have a gorgeous new display. Our whole colour […]

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