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Vintage Fremont

Knitting
March 2013
Light Fingering / 3 ply ?
20 stitches = 4 inches in Garter stitch, before blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
435 yards (398 m)
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Available as an individual download or as part of the Bridgetown ebook, a collection of 26 patterns designed by Portland, OR yarn shops for the 2013 Rose City Yarn Crawl. Inspired by the soaring steel triangles that support the iconic arch of Portland’s Fremont Bridge.

Vintage Fremont is primarily knit in garter stitch with a series of lacy eyelet wedges worked along one edge. Simple increases along the opposite edge grow the knitted fabric into a gracefully asymetrical shawlette. When it’s time to bind off, you’ll work a string of lacy triangles to mirror the eyelet wedges.

The pattern includes charts for the eyelet wedges and the triangular bind-off.

The original pattern as photographed by Sara Morris (aka fyberduck on ravelry) uses almost an entire skein of Juno Fibre Arts Alice Sock (437 yards). If you select a yarn with less yardage, omit one 10-row pattern repeat.