Little Waves Cowl by Meg Roke

Little Waves Cowl

October 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch colorwork pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
245 - 260 yards (224 - 238 m)
one size: Circumference: 25 inches / 58.5 cm; Length: 7.75 inches / 20 cm
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The Ocean Waves block is a design inspired by nature made of many tiny triangles facing the same direction. In this double thick cowl, I switched things up and have two repeating bands of triangles facing in opposite directions. The yarn for this project, Hedgehog Fibre’s Merino DK, comes from across the pond in Ireland, rather fitting for this design. I love the combination of colors here, especially the flecks of speckled triangles scattered across the cowl, created by duplicate stitch—an easy-as-pie way to add a little something special to a project.

Hedgehog Fibres Merino DK (65% merino, 20% bamboo, 15% silk; 195 yds / 200 m per 115 g skein);
(A) Coral; 1 skein 85 yards of DK weight yarn
(B) Seed; 1 skein or 70 yards of DK weight yarn
(C) Monarch; 1 skein or 90 yards of DK weight yarn
One 24 inch US#5 / 3.75 mm needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge stitch marker
yarn needle
F crochet hook (optional)
waste yarn and stitch markers (optional)