Merriam - Webster lists the synonyms for seed as genesis, potential for, starting point, a source for which something grows and develops.
A new beginning, in a new year. It seems appropriate, then, that the texture of choice for this Nine Lives project be the seed stitch.
And that this cowl's name be Renee, a French name meaning rebirth.
A cowl, named Renee. Thick, warm, and a little bit pretty.