Oh, I remember a scarf pattern by that name but cannot be sure if it was knit or crochet.
Where do I look in my bookmarks? Stash binder? Oh, no matter. I like your pattern too.
Although, growing up in the snow belt of northwestern Pennsylvania does bring to mind several winters where I wanted a bulky weight scarf wide enough to wrap my head and then some!
Your "Ripples in the Sand" scarf if a wonderful pattern and you did a great job. It looks wonderful and warm.
My mistake, the scarf pattern I found long ago is called "Shifting Sands