Graffiti Park

Product information "Graffiti Park"
Graffiti Park is a design inspired by the “Schanzenviertel” in Hamburg, Germany, a neighborhood where I used to live for a couple of years. It’s colorful, a bit wild, has lots of bars and little places to eat and features lots of graffiti everywhere, especially around the little park behind “Rote Flora”, an old theater that has become a community project. Graffiti Park is a shawl with a simple, but fun lace pattern that evolves during the knitting and looks fabulous in a fun multicolor like Yowza by Miss Babs. Start at one corner and knit up all your yarn!

For this shawl, we recommend 
1 Skein "Yowza" by Miss Babs (one skein weighs 227 g, meterage is 226 m / 100 g, which gives you 513 m per skein)
or alternatively
• 3  skeins "Alegria Grande" by Manos del Uruguay (one skein weighs 100 g,  meterage is 180 m / 100 g, so 3 skeins will give you 540 m )

Gauge (stitches per 10 cm): 16
Knitting experience: relaxed
Needle Size: 4,0 mm / US 6
Project type: Shawl
Yarn Weight: DK

Matching Yarn

Manos del Uruguay Alegria Grande
Color Manos del Uruguay: Carnaval
This yarn is a cuddly one! "Alegria Grande" is the big sister of "Alegria" by Manos del Uruguay and just as pretty. It's made of 75% extra-soft superwash wool and 25% polyamide for stability. Perfect for shawls and sweaters we want to wear every day and wash frequently. And the colors... amazing! For a Hitchhiker-shaped shawl we recommend at least 2 skeins of this yarn. 

Content: 0.1 kilogram (€209.00* / 1 kilogram)

€20.90*
Miss Babs - Yowza
Color Miss Babs: Beautiful Dreamer
Yowza! Whatta Skein! You’ll be saying “Yowza! These skeins are BIG!” too when you see this yarn. Yowza is perfect for sweaters, baby items, and snuggly shawls and wraps (e.g. Brickless or Graffiti Park). Yowza has a smooth and soft hand that works well for textured stitching. This yarn is often substituted in patterns calling for a DK weight yarn. Care Instructions: Machine wash gentle. This yarn should be dried flat for best results. This colorway can be highly variable, so feel free to give us a call for a current description of what we have, or if you have any questions about the color.The sample "Brickless" from our book "Hitchhiker Collection" was made out of one skein of this yarn, colorway "Berlin". The sample "Matchmaker" from our book "Strickmich! Knitting Inventions" was knit out of two skeins of this yarn, one in colorway "Lobster Legs" and one in "Good Morning Glory"

Content: 0.227 kilogram (€241.54* / 1 kilogram)

€54.83*
Schoppel Gradient
Color Schoppel: Elefantentreffen
This yarn "Gradient" by German manufacturer Schoppel consists of 100% wool, is light and voluminous due to its slightly felted structure and has most stunning color variations. Perfect for interestingly constructed hats and voluminous shawls and cowls. Schoppel yarns are made with mulesing-free wool sourced in South America."Wood Warbler Cowl" was designed for 2 different balls of this yarn (colors "Schatten" and "Gelbfilter") The color changes make the knitting extra fun, and the result looks just cool and special. The yarn is light, soft and durable. 100 g are sufficient for an adult sized hat. It´s also perfect to make a thicker Hitchhiker, Lintilla or Easy shawl (please order two balls). The sample "Tensfield" from the book "Strickmich! Knitting Inventions" was knit out of 60 g of this yarn, colorway "Papagei".

Content: 0.1 kilogram (€149.00* / 1 kilogram)

€14.90*

Accessories

Circular Knitting Needle Addi Lace
Needle Size: 4,0 mm / US 6
Addi Circulars with 80 cm (32 in) length and extra sharp tips are ideally suited for most of Martina Behm's designs. These needles are great quality "Made in Germany", and they make even the most complicated lace pattern a pleasure to knit. The needle sizes are printed on the cable (metric and US). Addi lace needle tips are made from shiny brass and nickel-free.

Variants from €6.25*
€7.45*
Strickmich! Big Bowl - your project bag
Strickmich! Big Bowl is the more voluminous version of her little sister, the Strickmich! Bowl Accessory bag: Open it up and it will expand to a useful bowl that holds your yarn balls when knitting. Sturdy cotton with a wool felt bottom protects your precious yarn, and knitting from it is a breeze. When you close it, you can carry it with the attached sling. Strickmich! Big Bowl holds 250 to 350 g yarn (on the ball or knitted) plus your needles.The smaller version (Strickmich! Bowl – accessory bag) is suitable for knitting accessories or small projects with up to 100 g yarn.The yarn and decoration in the pictures are not included.Strickmich! Big Bowl is sewn by Manomama in Augsburg, Germany after an idea by knitwear designer Martina Behm: Sturdy organic cotton fabric that will hold its shape and a reinforced bowl bottom with wool felt from German sheep who live in the Black Forest. The contrast-color zipper looks great with the Strickmich! logo tag and is made in Germany as well. Manomama is a project by Sina Trinkwalder, who established Manomama in the old textile hub Augsburg in Bavaria, employing people who find it hard to find work otherwise. Fair pay and good working conditions are an essential part of the project. Materials100% organic cotton from Tanzania, woven in Northrine-Westphalia, Germany, GOTS certifiedWool felt from sheep from the Black Forest, GermanyZipper made in GermanyMeasurementsDiameter upper edge ca. 30 cmDiameter bottom 18 cmHeight of Edge approx. 13 cmLength when closed approx. 37 cmWidth when closed approx.  17 cm

€36.90*
Needle Gauge Big Owl
The big owl watches over your needle sizes! It does not only look cute in your accessory bag, but will also help you determine your needle sizes in Millimeters. Made by Succaplokki in Finland.Material: recycled acrylicColor: natural brownSize: ca 6,5 x 8,5 cm Needle sizes (in mms):   2 • 2,25 • 2,5 • 2,75 • 3 • 3,25 • 3,5 • 3,75 • 4,5 • 5 • 5,5 • 6 • 6,5 • 7 • 8 • 10  

€13.90*

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