Facebook iconRavelry iconTwitter iconYouTube iconFollow Me on PinterestInstagram logoSign up for our Newsletter

Crystal Palace Yarns - FREE PATTERN - Knit


Panda Pearl

Wave Stitch Cowl or Scarf

Adapted from the original by Barbara Breiter

Description:  This pattern can be made into a cowl or scarf.  Dropped yarn-over stitches form the wave-like pattern, with eyelet accent row and garter rows in between.  Panda Pearl is silky smooth and very comfortable to wear around the neck.

Level:  Easy (garter st, k2tog, yo's, dropping yo's)

Size:  6½" wide x 23" circumference for cowl or 36" long for scarf


Gauge:  4.25 sts= 1" in garter st

Abbreviations:  garter st- knit every row when working flat; K- knit; k2tog- knit 2 together; sl 1- slip 1 stitch; st(s)- stitch(es); tog- together; yo- yarn over (take yarn over top of needle into knitting position, thus making a st); WYIF- with yarn in front



Notes: Slip sts WYIF

            Drop yo’s off needle on row following Rows 4 and 12.

             Pull down gently on dropped yo’s a few rows after completion to even out sts.


CO 30 sts.

Rows: 1, 2 and 3: sl 1, k

Row 4: sl 1, k7, (yo 1 time, k1, yo 2 times, k1, yo 3 times, k1, yo 2 times, k1, yo 1 time, k6) twice, k2.  [Drop yo's made here while knitting Row 5]

Rows 5, 6 and 7: sl 1, k across

Row 8: sl 1, k1, *yo, k2tog; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2  (Do NOT drop yo's on Row 9.)

Rows 9, 10, and 11: sl 1, k across 

Row 12: sl 1, k2, (yo 1 time, k1, yo 2 times, k1, yo 3 times, k1, yo 2 times, k1, yo 1 time, k6) three times, ending last rep k3 instead of k6 [Drop yo's made here while knitting Row 1]


Rep Rows 1-12 until piece measures ~23" for cowl or 36" for scarf, ending with a Row 3.

BO. Sew seam if making the cowl version.  Weave in ends.



We are happy to share this pattern. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting/crochet guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Shops carrying Crystal Palace Yarns are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

October 2014

Home  /  About  /  Yarns  /  Patterns  /  Needles  /  Shops / Contact

© 2003-17 Crystal Palace Yarns - Straw into Gold, Inc. (since 1971)
160 23rd Street, Richmond, CA 94804


Artwork and documents on this site may be viewed for personal use,
but are not to be used in either print or electronic media without prior permission.
Thank you.