Cowl-back dress

I made this dress a while ago (quite a while ago!) but never got around to getting a photo of it until now!  I had been feeling like I wanted some new everyday clothing, so it felt really good to whip something fast and simple up.


While killing a little time on Pinterest, I really liked this dress:

So I pulled out my drafting paper, drafted up a pattern, and then whipped it up in some black rib knit that I bought  from

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Knitting:Chunky infinity cowl

This is a super-quick post, mostly because I have a cute picture and thought I’d share.  I finished this cowl off in November (just in time for the cold weather).  It’s doubled-up Kaleidoscope by Loops & Threads Fashion in a variegated grey/black/white.  The result is really thick and cushy, and also really warm because the yarn is 100% wool. (I LOVE WOOL!)

grey cowl

grey cowl