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Karamagara

from LeftSide Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Karamagara
Karamagara
Karamagara

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • increase
  • decrease
  • cast on
  • bind off

Pattern Description:

Karamagara is a garter stitch triangle knit with a geometric lace panel for focal interest.

The name comes from a town in Turkey where there is a bridge that is possibly the earliest known pointed arch bridge. The edging of this shawl evokes the points on the bridge.

With both charts and written instructions, knitters will be able to choose their most comfortable way to follow the pattern.

Gauge:

23 sts/34 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on US size 6 needles

Exact gauge is not important but do note that a looser gauge will result in the use of more yardage

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 60" across by 24" down center

Materials:

  • Approximately 600 yards of fingering weight yarn - Testers used anywhere from 420 to 630 yards, depending on gauge.
  • 1 US size 6 (4.0 mm), 24-inch circular or length preferred for weight of yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
  • Stitch markers for marking center section and/or edgings
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$5.00

Intermediate
Knitting
Accessory
Women, Men, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
Shawl
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I first picked up a pair of needles in 2007 and became smitten immediately. It was as if this new, creative world just opened for me. Aided by my cat Ralph, who loves to lay on my blocking FOs, I ...

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