Urban Survival by Josh Ryks-Robinsky
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Urban Survival

June 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
in Garter Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
900 - 1000 yards (823 - 914 m)
One Size
This pattern is available for $6.00.

Will you survive knitting this shawl? With this shawl, prepare to change everything you thought you knew about shawl knitting and have a blast playing with construction, short rows, and texture patterns all leading to the final moment that will either make or break your shawl and shawl survival skills!

Urban Survival is a shawl for the knitter looking for a challenge and ready to brave their knitting skills! This shawl is a lovely triangular shawl that turns into an amazing asymmetrical fashion piece!

Size: 26 inches (66 cm) along the center line X 75 inches (191 cm) along the top edge. Size will vary due to individual gauge, yarns used, and blocking preferences.

Recommended yarn: 3 colors of fingering weight yarn in solid, tonal, or lightly variegated colors. Sample uses Solar Flair Fibres Apollo base in Rockface (A), Burning Orange (B), and Wine Dregs (C)

Yardage: Color A: 400 yds/ 366 m; Color B: 300 yds/ 275 m; Color C: 300 yds/ 275 m

Needles: 32” US size 5 / 3.75 mm circular needles

Gauge: 6 sts to the inch in garter stitch on US size 5 / 3.75 mm needles

Notions: 2 sets of spare circular needles, stitch markers, tapestry needle, scissors