Point Reyes by Sloane Rosenthal

Point Reyes

June 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Seeded Steps
US 7 - 4.5 mm
690 - 720 yards (631 - 658 m)
One Size
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Point Reyes is available as an individual pattern or as part of the Summer Wraps 2017: Knits for Long Days & Cool Nights ebook.

Luxuriously soft, generously sized, and with that magic hand-dyed bling, the Point Reyes cowl adds warmth to your cool spring evening while adding a pop—or a zing!—of color to your outfit. I designed this version using Neighborhood Fiber Co.’s Studio DK Gradient kit, which includes five gorgeous coordinating shades of hand-dyed Merino, but you could use any combination of five colors that strikes your fancy. With just enough of a simple, undulating texture, this cowl makes for an engaging but relaxing knit and a great canvas on which to play with your favorite colorways.

One size; approximately 27.5” / 70 cm circumference x 21.5” / 55 cm length.

Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio DK Gradient (5-skein gradient kit of 3-ply, 100% superwash Merino wool, 720 yards / 658 meters per 10.6 oz / 300 grams), or approximately 700 yards of DK- or light-worsted weight yarn, divided equally among five colors. (Note on yarn substitution: you’re looking for something with some drape here; this is not a great pattern for a substantial wooly wool. Note further that the sample used very nearly all of the five skeins in the kit; I recommend swatching in the lightest colorway, and saving your swatch in case you need it!)

19 sts and 28 rounds per 4” / 10 cm in charted Seeded Steps stitch pattern. Gauge is not critical to this project, but may affect finished size.

24” / 60 cm circular needle in size US 7 / 4.5 mm, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Stitch markers (optional); tapestry needle.

Knitting in the round; sewn or other flexible bind-off.