When I first started to knit for myself in 2015 I was fascinated by the state street cowl by Quince and co.
At the time I had no idea where to buy yarn or really how to knit, or how needle sizes work. This knowledge gap I can now demonstrate having made the cowl again 18 months later.
This first version I made using the suggested yarn but I knit more repeats of the pattern to make it bigger because I was inspired by Karen Templer’s version. I actually bought the yarn and pattern in 2013 and then my life changed so I did not actually try to knit it until 2015.
The main mistake I made that I had not realised I had made until now, was that I did not understand knitting needle sizes. The pattern mentions to use the following: