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A Day In The City

Slipped stitches stand off a background of garter stitch. This design is a great choice for hand dyes since it’s simple enough to let the yarn shine.

The larger circumferences are meant to be worn doubled around the neck (infinity scarf). The smallest circumference will fit as a traditional cowl (around the neck once).

This piece is knit flat and seamed. You may choose to use a provisional cast on and join with a kitchener stitch, or cast on using your favorite method and sew together.

Suggested Yarn
2 (2, 3, 3) skeins Misti Alpaca, Hand Paint Chumky [100% baby alpaca; 108 yds; 100 g; chunky weight]; Color: Red Rover

Gauge
14 sts & 22 rows = 4” in garter stitch

Needles
US 11 / 8mm needles
Adjust needle size to obtain correct gauge.

Finished Sizes
7” wide by 23 (34.5, 46, 57.5)” circumference
Shown in 46” size

Notions
Tapestry needle for seaming ends.

Use a provisional cast on to start and finish with a seamless kitchener join later, or cast on using your favorite method, bind off, and seam together.
Cast on 29 sts.
Row 1 (RS): Knit.
Rows 2–4: K2, [slip 1, k5] 4 times, slip 1, k2. Rows 5–20: Repeats rows 1–4 another 4 times.
Row 21: Knit.
Rows 22–24: K2, [Slip 1, k2] 9 times.
Rows 25–32: Repeat rows 21–24 twice more.
Row 33: Knit
Rows 34–36: K5, [slip 1, k5] 4 times.
Rows 37–52: Repeat rows 33–36 another 4 times.
Row 53: Knit.
Rows 54–56: K2, [slip 1, k2] 9 times.
Rows 57–64: Repeat rows 53–56 twice more.
Repeat Rows 1–64 another 1 (2, 3, 4) times or until desired length.
Finishing
If you used a provisional cast on: Arrange the cast on and bind off stitches so they’re on needles parallel to one another and graft the live stitches together.
If you used another cast on: Bind off all stitches and seam together the cast on and bind off edges.