Hot Off My Hook! Project: Cowl-Neck Poncho Started: 29 Aug 2015 Completed: 30 Aug 2015 Model: Madge the Mannequin Crochet Hook(s): 7mm Yarn: I Love This Yarn Color(s): Terra Cotta, Autumn Stripe Pattern Source: Simply Crochet Magazine Issue No. 25 Pattern Designed By: Simone Francis Notes: This is my 24th Cowl-Neck Poncho! I was bitten by the insomnia bug again, but I finished it just in time to give to a special lady on her birthday!
Sonia Rykiel, 86, the French designer dubbed the "queen of knitwear" whose relaxed sweaters in berry-colored stripes and eye-popping motifs helped liberate women from stuffy suits, died on Aug. 25, 2016.