Named after Japanese pearl-divers, who are often women, Ama is an elongated half-pi shawl featuring a gorgeous ‘string of pearl’ stitch, which creates moreish little pops of colour and texture throughout.
Ama begins as a rhythmical half-pi shawl and finishes with simple short rows, making an easy-to-wear elongated shawl shape.
The pattern includes full written instructions, photographs, a schematic and has been fully tech-edited.
What they’re saying on Instagram:
“This is such a neat design love it.”
“All that texture and those pops of PINK! I love it!”
The pattern has been designed for 4ply/fingering-weight yarn and the sample is knitted in The Wool Kitchen’s BFL Bamboo 4ply Fingering; 80% Bluefaced Leicester, 20% Rayon from Bamboo; 400 metres / 100 grams
GAUGE, NEEDLES & NOTIONS
Gauge: 20 stitches and 27 rows = 10 cm / 4" measured over stocking stitch, after blocking
Recommended Needles: 3.75 mm / US 5, 80 cm / 32” circular needle to accomodte the number of stitches
Notions: One stitch marker and one removable stitch marker in a different colour
One size: 50 cm / 19.5" deep and 200 cm / 78.75" wide
First published March 2018