Chevron-scarf

On the first day of Christmas…

I can’t quite believe it’s December already and another Christmas is upon us. Maybe that’s why I’ve only managed to get this going today, December 1 was just a little too soon! That and some jet-lag which has my head in

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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

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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

Quick and easy kidsilk 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

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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

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Studio session 1

Cake, coffee, colour, craft and cowgirlblues… what’s not to like?!?! We held our first Open Day at the cowgirlblues studio last Saturday. Twenty keen knitters joined us at the studio for a quick tour of the spinning, dyeing and winding process

cowgirlblues Handspun knit neckwarmer

Quick and easy winter knit

The rain has been coming down in buckets in Cape Town this week, so it's definitely time to get the winter woollies out. If you don't have any then dust off your knitting needles (or bribe your favourite knitter in

Floppy flower tea cosy

Tea for two (aka knit a Floppy Flower tea cosy)

Winter is creeping up on us here in Cape Town, temperatures are plummeting (relatively!) and our studio is getting a bit chilly. I love my (rooibos) tea hot, but the icy wind shooting through the studio to get the wool