This is one of three Helen Stewart patterns I'm planning to knit in the next few months. It was the main thing I worked on when Joni and I were vacationing last week. I have tons of gift knitting that I should be doing, but I felt like indulging myself...so I did!
It is a super easy pattern that would be perfect for a first lace project. Lately I've been doing mostly easy knitting. The class I took this summer was intense, and I think I just don't have enough brain power to take on something complex.
At the same time, I do miss challenging knitting, so -- also on vacation -- I started a pair of lace socks that call for a little more attention than this cowl. But that's another post!
This is my last week of real "vacation," and I plan to spend it organizing and cleaning. It would be so nice to start the school year feeling that my house is under control!