Catalina Cowl

Before I take off for the month of March, I wanted to share another pattern I’ve been working on. I obviously love the look of ripples. It’s been a theme of most of my patterns (well, ribs too).

First of all, I wanted to experiment with dyeing a long colour-changing yarn. It took a bit of research to figure out how to do this with a skein, without stringing it from one end of the house to the other (something I’m sure my cat would enjoy) and a way to do it without creating a tangled mess of regret.

gradient blues

It took a bit more effort, but I came up with a pretty easy way of doing it and I’m hoping this Spring to get more dyed for the summer market.

With the gradient blues I came up with, it of course made me think of water and waves and my beloved ripples.

Named after a place we would visit as kids, a place where I spent a few summers at Girl Scout Camp, a place we sailed to on weekends, Catalina seemed like a perfect name.

catalina cowl flat

It’s knit in the round, a simple 4-row pattern, 3 of which are just knitting. This is knit with a soft superwash merino worsted-weight yarn. Very cozy to wear.

catalina cowl 3

This pattern is offered free on Ravelry and I hope you have as much fun with the ripples as I do! There is also a link in the header menu under “patterns”.

Happy Knitting!

catalina cowl 2

Pattern Link: Catalina Cowl

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