Eden Prairie

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Eden Prairie Pattern

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Knitting: Eden Prairie
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women

Item:

Shawl

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • bind off
  • pick up and knit from a slipped stitch edge

Pattern Description:

Inspired by a piece of Prairie-style stained glass, Eden Prairie is my interpretation of that style in a knitted fabric. The shaw is worked from the top down, but the construction method is unique. Starting with two separate triangles that are joined by a diamond, Eden Prairie grows by alternately working stripes on one side and then the other. A simple 10-row modified intarsia border heightens the stained glass effect. Constructed entirely in garter stitch, not a purl in sight, Eden Prairie is wonderfully squishy!

Pattern includes a construction schematic and a coloring schematic. You can sample a color scheme before committing to any yarn.

Gauge:

22 stitches = 4"/10cm in garter stitch after
blocking

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • neck edge width: approximately 60"/152.4cm
  • center depth: approximately 26"/66cm

Materials:

  • Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light, 100% superwash merino, 420 yards per skein, 1 skein each Oak (C1), Winter Wheat (C2), Onyx (BC) and Sequoia (C3). Actual yardage used is approximately 365 yards each of C1 and C2, 175 yards of BC and 105 yards of C3

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 US size 5/3.75 mm circular needles at 40"/100cm long
  • US size 5/3.75 mm needles, circular or straight needles
  • stitch markers
  • tapestry needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light

About Designer

About Designer

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Whitknits.com
by Nancy Whitman
Charlottesville, Virginia
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I have been knitting, designing and surrounding myself with yarn for more years than I care to admit. More recently I made the decision to formally publish my designs. In my day job, I run the online yarn shop Whitknits.com.

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