Pardalote Shawl

Ambah O'Brien

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ABP008W
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Pardalote Shawl by Ambah O'Brien | Named for one of my favorite Australian birds, the spotted Pardalote; a small brightly colored, short-billed Australian songbird related to the flowerpeckers, typically having white spots or streaks on the dark wings and crown. The name derives from a Greek word meaning “spotted”. Requiring only 2 skeins, the Pardalote shawl is a smaller project that has a big impact. Its combination of slip stitches and eyelets allow for play between the two colors, a reference to the spots on its namesake. Pardalote is a relaxing knit that will keep you engaged and results in a wearable asymmetrical triangle shape.

Gauge: 18 sts and 40 rows = 4”/10 cm in garter stitch, blocked

Finished Measurements:

  • Wingspan: 91”/227.5 cm
  • Depth: 16”/40 cm

Measurements taken after blocking.

Materials Used: Fingering weight

  • C1: 340 yd/311 m
  • C2: 400 yd/366 m

Sample shown in:
C1: Woolen Boon, Boon Skinny, (fingering, 100% superwash Merino, 400 yd/366 m per 100 g), Commando
C2: Hedgehog Fibres, Skinny Singles, (fingering weight, 100% superwash Merino, 400 yd/366 m per 100 g), Rusty Nail

Needle Size: US 5/3.75 mm, or size required to obtain gauge

Pattern Includes: Written Instructions