Market in Esther Short by Erin Bennett

Market in Esther Short

Knitting
January 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 9 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch, Blocked
US 4 - 3.5 mm
410 - 434 yards (375 - 397 m)
One Size
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This pattern was originally published as Blizzard Yarn & Fiber’s 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.

I’ve been to the local Saturday market many times in every city or town we’ve lived in but the one in Esther Short Park will always be special. I am enthusiastic to go from booth to booth because it changes so often, and the artisans of Vancouver never fail to surprise and delight. With a simple construction and a blend of lace and twisted stitches, this heart-shaped shawl takes one skein of sock yarn and beads if you choose to include them. Part of what is so special about local markets is being able to share the gems you find with friends and family and this one is mine to share with you.

Yarn
(1) skein Newport by Alexandra’s Crafts (100% Wool; 410 yards); shown in colorway Water

Finished Measurements
Wingspan 60” by depth 15”

Gauge
6 sts x 9 rows = 1” stockinette stitch, blocked

Needles
US #4 32” or longer circular needle

Notions
Size 6/o seed beads - approximately 106 beads (optional)
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Skill Level
Intermediate