Point Judith Shawl is named for one of my favorite places: the fishing village of Point Judith in Rhode Island . The shawls are a celebration of handpainted yarn. Version one is shown in a short color burst handpaint and features a garter stitch start, followed by a decorated ripple pattern. Version 2 varies the appearance with a medium color change yarn and a solid contrast color start and finish. Version 3 revels in long length color change yarn by omitting the garter start; the ripple pattern begins with the first row. The shawls have a center panel which echoes the design motif. All three version are included in the pattern.
28 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches, unblocked in stocking st. (Gauge not critical; however significant variation will impact yardage.)
After four decades working in healthcare, Kathy changed careers to textile design. She is a KnitPicks Independent Designer and is active on Ravelry, where her patterns are offered in the HappyKat Design Studio. She lives in Connecticut with her very supportive husband and totally indifferent cat.