Birding the Tualatin River Refuge by Jackie Howard Kraybill

Birding the Tualatin River Refuge

Knitting
January 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
630 yards (576 m)
one size
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This pattern was originally published as Northwest Wools’ contribution to the 2019 Rose City Yarn Crawl, March 7-10, 2019 in Portland, Oregon. Each shop’s pattern(s) will be available free with purchase at that shop during the Rose City Yarn Crawl. All patterns will also be available for download individually or as part of our 2019 Collection: A Walk in the Park: 2019 Rose City Yarn Crawl Pattern Collection.

Just a few short miles from Portland, the honking of geese replaces the honking of cars in this National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). The Refuge is home to nearly 200 species of birds, plus a wide variety of insects, fish, mammals and plants. It’s a place where city folk can experience and celebrate the natural environment. The Tualatin River NWR is one of only a handful of urban national wildlife refuges in the country. So “put a bird on” your cowl and join in the annual Bird Festival at the Tualatin River NWR!

Yarn
(3) skeins of Rios by Malabrigo (100% Superwash Merino Wool, 210 yards/100g); shown in colorways Azul Profundo, Hojas and Lettuce

Finished Measurements
59” circumference x 12” wide

Gauge
16 stitches = 4” in stockinette stitch

Needles
US Size 9 (5.5mm) 32” circular needle or size to obtain gauge

Notions
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle

Skill Level
Intermediate