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Hi, I'm Katie Canavan, a textile artist and designer who lives & works in Los Angeles. After watching my mom make quilts, I took a quilting class at age 8. The year was 1992 and I haven't stopped ...

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Scallop of the Sea

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Scallop of the Sea
Scallop of the Sea
Scallop of the Sea
Scallop of the Sea
Scallop of the Sea

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit in the Round
  • CO/BO
  • Stranded Color Work
  • Basic Sewing

Pattern Description:

I'm not really a "trendy" person. I go for classic shapes and I own a lot of vintage (read: old) clothing. But I've fallen for two trends this fall - scallops and oversized clutches. Put them together, and you get Scallop of the Sea, an oversized, scalloped, fold-over beauty that's big enough to hold your wallet AND iPad, but hot enough to take to the bar.

Notes Scallop of the Sea is stranded knitting in the round. After you knit a big, scalloped tube, you will seam it flat on one end, and then the fun starts! It's lined with fabric and interfacing, to give it extra oomph, and finished with a colorful zipper.


22 sts and 25 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st on size 6 needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 13" by 11", folded. 13" by 18", unfolded.


  • Knit Picks Stroll Sport, 75% Merino 25% Nylon (Polyamide); 137yds/50g: One skein each Jack Rabbit Heather (C1), Wave Heather (C2), Rainforest Heather (C3), Pumpkin (C4).
  • Bumblebirch Blossom, 50% Suri Alpaca 50% Merino; 327yds/100g: One skein each Glacier (C1), Mustard (C2).
  • Size 6 Needles (4.0 mm): 24" circular (cir). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
  • Stitch markers (m), tapestry needle.

You Will Also Need:

  • Lining Materials: 1/2 yard of woven fabric; 1/2 yard of mid-weight fusible interfacing; sewing thread to match; matching invisible zipper, 12-14" long; hand sewing needle, fabric scissors, pins.

Suggested yarn:

550 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Stroll Sport, Bumblebirch Blossom

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