Akoya Pearl by Marly Bird

Akoya Pearl

April 2024
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch (unblocked)
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1785 yards (1632 m)
Shawl is 27”[68.5 cm] wide and 93” [236 cm] long after it is blocked.
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Akoya Pearl Shawl - Stitch Switch vol. 2 Knit Shawl Collection

Drape yourself in the sophisticated beauty of the “Akoya Pearl Shawl,” a masterpiece crafted for the discerning knitter. As part of the coveted Stitch Switch vol. 2 Knit Shawl Collection, this pattern is a celebration of tactile and visual artistry, designed to captivate and challenge intermediate knitters.

Pattern Details:

Skill Level: Intermediate
Intricate Design: Immerse yourself in a detailed dance of knits, purls, strategic increases, decreases, and the mesmerizing twirl of cable stitches.
Innovative Construction: Initiate your project with a center provisional cast on, expanding your creation outward in symmetrical grace, culminating in a breathtaking sideways knit edging that boasts lace and intertwined cables.

Knitting Ambiance:

Concentration & Craft: While segments of the pattern allow for relaxed knitting with the soothing accompaniment of smooth jazz, be prepared for passages that demand your complete focus, rewarding you with a stunning display of knitted harmony.

Yarn Versatility:

Wool Elegance: Opt for a sock weight wool to unveil a shawl that, once blocked, unfurls to reveal generous dimensions and comforting warmth.
Cotton Clarity: A fingering weight cotton yarn alternative promises striking stitch definition, offering a year-round companion to your fashion repertoire.

Occasions of Elegance:

An impeccable choice for a leisurely Sunday brunch or as the crowning touch to wedding attire, the “Akoya Pearl Shawl” is an expression of timeless elegance and a testament to your knitting prowess.

What’s Included:

• A downloadable PDF of the “Akoya Pearl Shawl” pattern
Comprehensive written instructions interlaced with clear, supportive charts
• A detailed schematic for visual knitters, supplemented by video tutorials to guide you through complex twist and turns

The “Akoya Pearl Shawl” is not just a knitting project; it’s a journey of discovery, precision, and style, waiting to be undertaken by those who find beauty in every yarn over and cable cross.

Indulge in the knitting experience of the “Akoya Pearl Shawl” – a treasure to be cherished and worn with pride.

Looking for more patterns that will mix and match with this one? Then you want the Stitch Switch vol. 2 Knit Shawl collection | 3 knit shawl collection.