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Shallows Pattern


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Knitting: Shallows
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • basic increases and decreases
  • yarn over
  • provisional cast on

Pattern Description:

Shallows is all about lace, beads, and contrasting textures. It can be knit either as a scarf or cowl; for the the cowl the beginning and ending edges are grafted.

The scarf version requires 102 #6 seed beads, the cowl 96. The pattern provides instructions for placing beads using the crochet hook method. You can omit the beads if you likejust knit the stitch instead of placing a bead on it.

Stitch pattern instructions are given in both written form and a chart.


24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Cowl: 7 inches/18 cm wide by 52 inches/132 cm long Scarf: 7 inches/18 cm wide by 54 inches/137 cm long


  • 350 yards/320m fingering weight yarn
  • US 4/3.5mm knitting needles
  • 96 (for cowl) or 102 (for scarf) no. 6 seed beads
  • crochet hook small enough to fit through bead for placing beads

Suggested yarn:

350 yards of Fingering weight

About Designer

About Designer

Bonnie Sennott on

I am an artist and knitwear designer living in Amherst, Massachusetts. My knitting patterns are available through Craftsy, Ravelry, and Etsy. My designs have also been published by Knitscene, Quince and Co., Interweave Knits, Knitty, Knotions, and Valley Yarns (WEBS).

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