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Beachcomber Shawl Pattern Kit

Includes yarn and pattern

4.533333 out of 5 stars
15 Reviews
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Category Knit
Difficulty Intermediate

Beachcomber is a completely reversible oversized shawl full of fun shaping, garter stitch stripes and striking lace. Worked diagonally from tip to tip, the multicolored garter stitch sections alternate with bands of lace and are finished off with a fluttery picot bind-off, resulting in a delightfully squishy, colorful and lightweight shawl! The large, asymmetrical shape can be worn a multitude of ways and the breathable Cotlin DK makes Beachcomber a striking and dramatic summer accessory.

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Beachcomber Shawl Pattern

Designer Chelsea Berkompas
Pattern Type Knit
Difficulty Level Intermediate
Yarn Lines CotLin DK Yarn
Yardage 984
Needles/Hooks Suggested Size 8 (5mm): 24" or longer circular needles
Fiber Type Cotton & Blends
Weight DK

What Other Shoppers Think
4.533333 out of 5 stars
carol ann fetherston
2 out of 5 stars
I will not knit this shawl again since it had so many ends to weave in. There are much better multi yarn patterns that carry the yarn without having to cut and wave in ends.

Chris Chidsey
5 out of 5 stars
I have made this shawl three times and absolutely loved it. If you weave in the colors as you go along, it isn't overwhelming. It was so much fun to make and I gave them to my daughter, her mother-in-law, and sister-in-law when we were all in Hawaii this past January. Highly recommend it. I will now make the fourth for me.

Kathy Girvan
5 out of 5 stars
I loved this got it knit up in just over a week, the colours are lovely and it’s so easy to wear, I have had many compliments on it.

Cathy Prekel
2 out of 5 stars
I don't like lots of the weaving in ends; this shawls has a lot of them. I stopped working on it. One day I'll pick it up again, but make the stripes wider. Or use one of the multi color cakes of yarn to make it up and use the kit yarn for something else.

Angela L Carnes
5 out of 5 stars
I received this kit for Christmas, and am actually at the beach this week finally starting it for the first time. I'm finding it perfect for beach knitting and its coming right along. I only wish there was a picture of it spread out in its entirety - I'm a "visual" knitter and would love to see a picture spread out "as if for blocking" instead of these lovely pictures draped around the model. Thanks.

5 out of 5 stars
I love this shawl pattern. I have knit the "original" and "morning" colors. Pattern is very detailed and we'll laid out. I like that it was written in sections so the information was easy to read and not overwhelming. I had never knit with more than one color and had not knit lace. Instructions were easy to follow. UTube had instructions on changing colors.

5 out of 5 stars
Love this shawl, knit this one in original colors last year and wore it all summer! Covers the shoulders Nicely In an air-condition vehicle and I really enjoyed wearing those colors. The only thing for me would be, to knit this one again, a little shorter and with fall colors. The yarn and the pattern worked excellently.

4 out of 5 stars
This is a wonderful warm weather accessory! I plan to wear in at work, where it's warm when the air isn't blowing, and freezing when it is. The yarn is very nice and knits up into a wonderful fluid fabric. I made my own 'kit' with Thicket, Gosling, and Sagebrush. I had so much yarn leftover if I bought three more balls (1 of each color) I could make another one! So WAY too much yarn for just one shawl, but good pattern and fabric.

5 out of 5 stars
I purchased this pattern awhile ago and am finally getting to it. I love the pattern, very easy to follow and it's coming along nicely, I can't wait to wear it. I purchased another color scheme as well, really love them both!

Karen Garvin
5 out of 5 stars
I'm fairly new to knitting but I fell in love with this pattern and wanted to make the shawl. I bought the stand-alone pattern and picked my own colors, so mine is kind of a rainy summer color scheme (gosling, harbor, and linen). The pattern is easy to follow, and the way it's broken down into sections made the project less daunting than it might have been. I had no trouble following the instructions and would definitely buy another pattern from this designer. The CotLin was easy to work with, too.

Barbara allsopp
5 out of 5 stars
I made this and absolutely love it. Fun to work pattern. Have been waiting for the out of stock colors to Be available to make another one.

5 out of 5 stars
Just finished my beachcomber shawl and love,love ,love it. The codlin yarn is so soft and easy to knit with, as a beginner knitter I am constantly rising out and restarting and the yarn held up well with no splitting or knots. Received many compliments and know that others are waiting for their order to arrive to make their own

Alice Martin
5 out of 5 stars
Fun to work. Changing color and pattern makes it go fast and is fun to work My gdtr was thrilled. Wore it to her brothers graduation, when she spotted it " oh gmom thank you. Last time I saw it

Winnie L.
5 out of 5 stars
Such a beautiful and fun project! This is THE perfect summer accessory to pack on vacation and to the beach. I got the original kit and just love the conch and surf colors together. I'm gifting this once it is worked up but will definitely get more Cotlin to make myself one as well! Highly recommend.

Toni Friedman
5 out of 5 stars
Beautiful colors in Shawl!!!