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Autumn in Istanbul Shawl Kit

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  • Autumn in Istanbul is an asymmetrical trapezoid-shaped kite shawl which combines different knitting techniques. From short row waves, to mosaic colourwork and lace, you will never get bored knitting this shawl!

    This shawl was inspired by vibrant colours of falling leaves and the brisk weather of Autumn. We have kits available in the 3 original yarns used in this gorgeous pattern by Urth Yarns shown in the photos below.

    Your kit includes:
    3 x 100g of specially curated Fingering Weight yarn, including Uneek Fingering. See Kit Specs for actual yarns for each kit.
    (Shown here in Original and Alt Kit 1)
    PDF Pattern by Kugu Alper (delivered via Ravelry. Please let us know your Ravelry name in the comments with your order if you'd like us to put it in your Ravelry Library.)

    You'll also need:
    3.5mm circular needles
    stitch markers
    a tapestry needle for your ends.

    Finished measurements after blocking:
    Length: 88”/224 cm
    Width: 22”/56 cm at the deepest point

    Uneek Fingering is a self-striping, hand-dyed yarn.

    Urth Yarns utilise an innovative hand-dying technique carried out by a skilled workforce of women in Mersin and Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Original Kit Yarns:
    C1- 1 SkeinUneek Fingering, colour #3006
    C2- 1 Skein Urth Monokrom Fingering, colour # 3062
    C3- 1 SkeinHarvest Fingering, colour Cinnamon

    Alt Kit 1 Yarns:
    C1- 1 SkeinUneek Fingering, colour #3008
    C2- 1 Skein Perennial, colour Latte
    C3- 1 Skein Amble, colour # Blackbeck

    Alt Kit 2 Yarns:
    C1- 1 SkeinUneek Fingering, colour #3013
    C2- 1 Skein Merino Silk Yak, colour Undyed

    C3- 1 Skein Amble, colour # Appleby Castle

    Alt Kit 3 Yarns:
    C1- 1 SkeinUneek Fingering, colour #3025
    C2- 1 Skein Amble, colour # Crosspaths
    C3- 1 Skein Neon Splash Merino Cloud, colour N13C Teal McBeal

    Alt Kit 4 Yarns:
    C1- 1 SkeinUneek Fingering, colour #3017
    C2- 1 SkeinHarvest Fingering, colour Orange
    C3- 1 Skein Perennial, colour Midnight

    Alt Kit 5 Yarns:
    C1- 1 Skein Uneek Fingering, colour #3004
    C2- 1 Skein Harvest Fingering, colour Buckthorn
    C3- 1 Skein Perennial, colour Thuja

    Length:
    3 x 400m (435yd) = 1200m (1305yd)

    Weight:
    3 x 100g skeins

    Gauge:
    Fingering
    2.25 - 3.25mm (US 1 - 3)
    28 - 32 sts = 10cm (4")

  • about urth


    REMEMBER WHEN YOU FIRST HELD OUR YARN? THAT IS WHEN WE SHOOK HANDS.

    Urth Yarns is a family owned yarn company specializing in hand dyed natural yarns. We value the time and emotional investment that go into hand knitting; therefore appreciate your demand for a stimulative feel and yummy colors. Developing and employing innovative dyeing techniques, we aim for a love at first sight or touch, every time.

    LET'S SHOW MACHINES WE ARE BETTER THAN THEM!

    Mass production made us forget how to use our hands and bring out the individuality about ourselves. Human touch makes all the difference. Knitting and crocheting are good for the body, the mind but also for the earth as a means of sustainable clothing production. Raise your needles and hooks if you are with us!

    WOMAN POWER

    Our yarns are dyed and prepared by skilled hands of women at our studios in Mersin and Istanbul.

    TREES FOR THE FUTURE

    Now is the time to give back. We are happy to let you know that knitting is just another way to keep the earth green. Every skein of Urth Yarns plants a tree. Join us in helping Trees for the Future in their mission to provide families with tools and knowledge to plant trees in Africa. For more information, visit our Trees page.

    "Planting trees provides families with more than just food. It provides income, empowerment, unity, leadership, education and even saves lives. When we can teach people to value themselves and their environment, they see amazing improvements in their standard of living."

    Inspiration is everywhere and we draw ours from the local landscape, people, flora and fauna, as well as contemporary fashion and international trends.