Something I made for a swap a couple of months ago. S. was impressed, but asked hers to be in pink (of course, haven't you heard of pink owls before ?)
Pattern is very easy to follow, and I added the earflaps for extra warmth.
Pattern: Chouette, by Ekaterina Blanchard
Yarn: Ice Yarns Filzy Wool (brought back from Istanbul) - just 1 skein
Needles: 7 mm
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