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This warm, gorgeous Fair Isle cowl is adorned with eight antique glass buttons. The buttons match segments of the green hand-dyed yarn used as an accent in the Fair Isle knitting design.

I bought these perfect-condition chartreuse floral buttons in Antique Row in Kensington, Maryland, where I was told they are 1930s Czech glass. It almost broke my heart to take them off their perfect "Latest Style Buttons" card, which you can see in one of the photos. They had been sewn onto the card with such care that each flower was facing the same direction.

All of the five different skeins of yarn used in the cowl are 100% wool. They have been softened with a gentle wash in Eucalan.

Measurements
Length: 9".
Center circumference: 21" unstretched.
Garter stitch edge circumference: 24" unstretched.
The glass buttons are slightly smaller than dimes.

Fibers
Harrisville Pure Virgin Wool in "Periwinkle" and "High White": 100% Wool.
Bonkers Handmade Originals' Hand-dyed Sport-Weight Yarn 100% Wool.
Brown Sheep Nature Spun in "Eucalyptus" and "Royal Purple": 100% Wool.

Care
Hand wash cold. More specific instructions will be included with your order.

Fair Isle Cowl w Antique Buttons - "Lighthouse Cowl" - Wool - Cream, Purple, Green, Teal, Lime

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: wool, antique glass buttons
  • Feedback: 37 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from Kansas, United States
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