Octopus's Garden Shawl

from Grace Akhrem

Octopus's Garden Shawl Pattern


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Knitting: Octopus's Garden Shawl
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • Slip stitch
  • Knit
  • Purl
  • W&t
  • Yo
  • K2tog
  • Ssk
  • Provisional cast on

Pattern Description:

1 skein Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (420 yards per 100g skein; 100% superwash merino wool), shown in Midnight Pass (exclusive color- way for A Good Yarn in Sarasota, FL).


16 sts and 32 rows in st.st. after blocking

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • one size
  • Depth: 14"
  • Wingspan at smallest point: 37"
  • Wingspan at largest point: 54"


  • Size 6 U.S. 32" - 36" circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Waste yarn
  • Locing stitch marker

Suggested yarn:

420 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light


Midnight Pass

About Designer

About Designer

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Grace Akhrem, a Los Angeles native, has always been artistic. She started out drawing, then painting the moved on to photography and ceramics. Knitting was a natural progression for Grace, and it didn't require clean-up! Grace's designs are inspired by color, yarn, texture and fashion, but she mostly designs things that she would like to wear herself and she thinks others would, too. Grace ...

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