Salmon Run Cowl by Ann Budd

Salmon Run Cowl

October 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
13.5 stitches and 22 rows = 2 inches
in Fish Tail pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
350 yards (320 m)
About 35" (89 cm) in circumference and 7" (18 cm) tall, relaxed after blocking.
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In honor of the Fall 20017 Knit for Fun Retreat in Vancouver, Washington, this textured cowl pays homage to one of my favorite fish flavors--salmon. The simple lace pattern resembles columns of fish tails. The yarn is Tern from Quince & Company in a “Salmon Mousse” colorway specially dyed by Forage Color.

The stitch pattern repeats over 17 stitches and 10 rounds, and is easy to follow once the columns are set up. I used the Norwegian (Twisted German) cast-on and the Sewn bind-off for matching edges, but you can use the method of your choice.

Note: This colorway is no longer available but any semi-solid or solid color will look lovely.