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Continuous Crochet, Behind the Designs Blog Series: Laguna Surf Wavy Striped Cowl

Click on photo for more information about "Continuous Crochet" by Kristin Omdahl

Click on photo for more information about "Continuous Crochet" by Kristin Omdahl

Worked in the round, this clever blue-on-blue scarf mimics ocean waves within a simple stitch pattern. As a bonus, you carry up the stripes as you go; so it’s still seamless, too! It’s crocheted extra long, so you can wear this one tall for wind protection under your coat, or low and draped for a more casual look. This project features 2 hanks of Cascade 220, one each of Pacific and Atlantic. You will also need an I/9 (5mm) crochet hook. The finished cowl measures 28" circumference x 10" tall.

I would love to use this stitch pattern for a round yoke sweater or poncho, too. Once you master this cowl, you could move on to to a hat, sweater or anything else in the round!

Please send me photos of your finished Laguna Surf Wavy Striped Cowl. I can't wait to see what colors you choose!

xoxo, Kristin

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