Japarta Off Road by Yuki H.S.

Japarta Off Road

October 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in Garter St
US 5 - 3.75 mm
650 - 850 yards (594 - 777 m)
Smal, Medium, Large
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This is a fundraising pattern for my late brother, Mino (1971-2004).

“Japarta Off Road” is a triangular wrap/shawl in garter with a rectangular textured section. You start from the shortest side of the triangle and keep decreasing till the end. Everything about this shawl is “OFF” and “Asymmetrical” and there are so many ways to wear it. Enjoy your own 2-color combination, which blends in together.

This pattern is on the Malabrigo Yarn website. :)

Errata: (a/o 2016.10.7)
(Medium size only)
Set up: Row 5 (RS) till the last st. K1 till the last 2 sts. K2

Skill required: K, P, YO, K2tog

Stated gauge is pre-blocked to ensure you have enough yardage.

Required yardage: (More MC than CC) Fingering weight

Large (CO 150): 800-850 yrds in total
Medium (CO 135): 750-800 yrds
Small (CO 120): 650-700 yrds

Finished Size:

Large 63” x 28”
Small 49” x 23”

After blocking:
Large 72” x 29”
Small 58” x 24.5”

Please refer to the test knitters’ projects for the yardage and finished sizes.

All the proceeds of this pattern will be donated to the Minoru Hokari Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Australian National University. My late brother, Minoru Hokari (“Mino” 1971-2004) died of cancer at the age of 32. The scholarship fund supports young scholars who study Indigenous Australians through fieldwork. We are trying to fully fund it to achieve its perpetuity. Please help.

Please visit Being Connected with HOKARI MINORU (www.hokariminoru.org) to meet Mino.