Pika Pika by Michael Frazer

Pika Pika

April 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 20 rows = 2 inches
in Garter
US 8 - 5.0 mm
330 yards (302 m)
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This electric shawl is sure to be an eye-catcher. With short rows to create sharp angles, this piece is designed to use different weights and textures of yarn to generate a strong visual impact as well as a dynamic pattern. Use your favorite yarn or get unconventionally creative with odd materials to make a shawl that is one of a kind. Whether you’re out about town or out hunting Pokémon, you can look your very best… ♫ like no one ever was! ♫

Required Techniques
German Short Rows for Garter
Garter Tab Cast On

DK to Aran

A: 230 yds/ 210 m
B: 100 yds/ 91 m
Optional (if using leather for B):
120 yds/110 m of 1/8”/ 0.3 cm leather cord

Pictured: Yellow/Brown is The Fiber Seed Sprout DK in Lemon Drop (A) and leather cord (B). Speckled Blue/Orange is Casual Fashion Queen Merino DK in Minty Fresh Graffiti (A) and Wendy Wash Knit in Dazzle (B).

Needles & Notions
US 8 (5 mm) 40” (100 cm) circular needles
US 10 (6 mm) needles (any type; optional for bind off if using leather)
2 stitch markers
yarn needle

Finished Measurements
Wingspan: 45”/ 114 cm
Depth: 19“/ 48 cm