Wild Ripple Warmer

from Dawn Brocco

Wild Ripple Warmer Pattern


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Knitting: Wild Ripple Warmer
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, yo, double dec

Pattern Description:

This is a fun accessory with its wild animal colors enlivened with shots of bright color, in a zig zaggy stitch pattern, which ruffles ever so slightly around the body when worn.

Trendy pieces should always be quick to knit, and this one is no exception - a weekend is all it takes, using 3 strands of yarn on large needles.

The cheetah sample, with the pink edging, is knit using 2 shades of Cascade Yarns Eco and 1 strand of Cascade 220. The snow leopard sample, with the blue edging, uses 3 shades of Eco.


11 sts and 15 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in St st using 3 strands Eco or 10.5 sts and 14 rnds = 4" in St st using 2 strands Eco and 1 strand Cascade 220, with size 15 ndls or size to give gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Neck Circ (unstretched): 18"
  • Neck Circ (lightly stretched): 20"
  • Length (Neck to Tip): 12.5 / 13"
  • Lower Edge Circ: 65 / 70"
  • Width Across Shoulders (Tip to Tip): 26.5 / 27.5"


  • Cheetah (with pink) Sample: Cascade Yarns Eco, 100% Peruvian wool, 478 yd / 250 gr hank: 1 hank each #8010 Ecru (MC1) and #8095 Ebony (MC2), Cascade 220, 100% Peruvian wool, 220 yd / 100 gr hank: 1 hank each #8622 Camel (MC3), and #7805 Flamingo Pink (CC)
  • Snow Leopard (with blue) Sample: Cascade Yarns Eco: 1 hank each #8010 Ecru (MC1), #8018 Silver (MC2), #0050 Black (MC3) and #5342 Cobalt (CC). (1 hank Cascade 220 #9484 Stratosphere can be substituted for the Cobalt Eco.)
  • 32-40" US size 15 (10 mm) ckn
  • 16" US size 15 ckn (optional - see Pattern Notes)

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry ndl, Stitch marker

About Designer

About Designer

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Dawn Brocco
by dawnbrocco
Dennis Port, Cape Cod
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Designing hand knitting patterns for print and indie publication, for nearly 20 years.

Specializing in updated classics, innovative shaped cable designs, and whimsical, Nature-inspired knits for children and the home.

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