Urban by Mary-Ann Lammers
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Urban

Knitting
April 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
957 - 1230 yards (875 - 1125 m)
one size (see notes)
This pattern is available for $6.00 USD buy it now

After designing Town And Country I thought it would be fun to take the colour blocks into a rectangular shawl. Then I thought, lets make it a little different yet again so I brought it to the side and added some fringes, then knotted the fringes simply because “why not, knot?”.

The self striping yarn adds a medley of colours to the simplicity of the solid colour blocks and makes for a lovely gradient fringe edge.If you aren’t a fan of fringes then just end it with a clean edge.

Mary-Ann Lammers is a very talented designer and if I could, I’d give this pattern a star rating of 6 at least. Tigerli

Lovely designer to test knit for! She’s quick to respond and very helpful. I loved doing this one so much I signed up for another… :) WordCobbler

This pattern has 2 PDF’s. One is the pattern (with many instructional photos) and the other is a bonus photo tutorial on crossing the yarns at colour changes for perfect transitions.

Measurements: After blocking: Rectangle is knit approx. 42” x 17”.
When worn as in the photo it is approx. 28” long at the longest point including foldover edge at the neck, without fringes. With fringes it is approx. 33” long. Back measures 17”.
Gauge: After blocking: 21 stitches x 36 rows in 4” square garter stitch.

Yarns Used:
Cascade Superwash Sport 100% Superwash Merino Wool 50 gr./125 meters.
2 balls colour # 239 Majolica. (Dark blue). Colour A
1 ball colour # 204 Smoke. (Light blue). Colour B
2 balls colour # 811 Como. (Jewel blue) 28gr. Colour C
Cascade Longwood Sport Stripe 100% Superwash Extra Fine Merino 100gr./250 meters.
1 ball colour # 509 Sky without fringes. Colour D
2 balls colour # 509 Sky with fringes.

Supplies:
4.5mm/US7 needles.
Stitch marker.
Tapestry needle.
Crochet hook for fringes 8mm/US11 or similar size.

Abbreviations:
K ………………. knit.
P ………………. purl.
YO …………….. yarnover.
SLIKW……….. slip one knitwise (as if to knit).
K2tog…………… knit next 2 stitches together, makes 1 stitch decrease.
PM …………….. place the stitch marker.
SM …………….. slip the stitch marker.
Repeat ()………. repeat what is written between the brackets.
A yarnover is done by bringing the yarn forward between the needles as if to purl and then holding it over the right hand needle. As you knit the next stitch the yarnover creates a new stitch.

Special thanks to Tigerli for test knitting!
https://www.ravelry.com/projects/Tigerli/urban-shawl

And to WordCobbler
https://www.ravelry.com/projects/WordCobbler/urban-test-knit

You are both a designer’s dream come true to work with, thanks so much!

Special thanks to Cascade Yarns for your continued support!