Tanjong Pagar by Åsa Tricosa
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Tanjong Pagar

January 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1300 - 1500 yards (1189 - 1372 m)
Large: 175 cm x 70 cm (68" x 28") and Very Large: 190 cm x 82 cm (75" x 32")
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:: Qualifies for the COWLage Galore KAL ::

A solid wrap with bold, graphic lines, Tanjong Pagar is worked sideways in wedges divided by contrasting spokes and a ruffled edge which is worked in intarsia as you go.

Large (Wollmeise 100% Pure).
Gauge: 22 sts and 33 rows
(1.5 skeins of Main Colour, less than 1 skein of Contrast Colour)

Very Large (The Gossamer Web Gryffin).
Gauge: 22 sts and 38 rows
(1.7 skeins of Main Colour, 0.7 skeins of Contrast Colour, and a small scrap of some other contrast colour)

The shawl starts with the super-simple provisional Winding Cast-On which becomes the first garter-stitch spoke. Six short-row wedges are worked to the final garter spoke, where the cast-off across the last and first spokes completes the top edge. The bottom, semi-circular border is formed by a slightly ruffled horizontal rib which also features short rows. Step-by-step photos illustrate how to perform a special short-row technique that is used for the first row on each spoke. For the ruffle, please see the link for German Short Rows (links provided also in the pattern).

Note: You can try to use the German Short Rows also for the spokes – at least 2 knitters have successfully done so (mine produced unsightly holes wherefore I came up with the more (too) complicated way of knitting those short rows.).