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Octo Shawl

from Ruby Submarine
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Octo Shawl
Octo Shawl
Octo Shawl
Octo Shawl
Octo Shawl
Octo Shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • m1L
  • m1R
  • m1P
  • k2tog
  • ssk

Pattern Description:

Fluttery shawl of cephalopod love! Inspired by a photo of a semi-translucent vampire squid.

Eight exaggerated points, three color ombre-transition, slight shaping to accent the curved stripes between colors.

Worked from the center out, increasing to a full and swingin' edge. Light airy yarn makes this a lovely all-season shawl.


22 sts and 40 rows = 4 inches in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 26" x 60"


  • Malabrigo Lace (50g single ply laceweight approx. 470y/430m each skein) 3 skeins (1 of each color).
  • US size 6 (4mm) and US size 8 (5mm) circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 6 locking stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

1200 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Lace


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