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[June 16, 2019] The site has now stopped selling patterns.

[April 30, 2019] After almost 11 successful years in business, Patternfish will cease selling patterns on 16 June, 2019.

We will continue to make our customers' stashes accessible to them to the end of 30 June, 2019, in order to provide them with time to save their purchased patterns to their personal hard drives.

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Chris de Longpre

for Knitting at KNoon   2008

On the Half-Shell

This sublime summer piece has one or two small details that render it exquisite in addition to madly wearable. The 'String of Pearls' edging is gloriously feminine and delicate, with a little short row shaping; the whole is easy to make in one piece. Looking for something to criticize, we frowned at first: no chart? But then we looked at the stitch pattern and realized that it was too dead simple to need one: one active row in 4 rows of st st is nothing, and there's nothing here most knitters haven't already done. Finished garment measures 32" - 48" (see data page). Lovely, relaxed, sweet.

Pattern Detail

  • no charts
  • schematics included
  • no sewing
  • spring/summer
  • straight (flat), no sewing
  • xs(30), s(34), m(38), l(42), xl(46), add 2" ease
  • digital PDF has 4 pages (letter size)
  • intermediate
    • 4 x 4 in
    • 5.0 mm
    • US 8
    • 20.0 over pattern
Click below for more images and yarn requirements
Onthehalfshell Onthehalfshell.pdf-1data

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