This top down semi-circle shawl begins with Stephen's favorite Westknits shortcut rows and yarn overs followed by two-color brioche ribbing, slipped stitches, stripes, and finally a beautiful chevron border. Choose 4 colors of yarn and enjoy the playful knitting journey!
Finished Measurements: 22” / 56cm from CO to BO, 70”/ 178cm wingspan length. Measurements taken after blocking.
Yarn: Fingering weight
Yardage: Color A - 275yds / 251m
Color B - 200yds / 183m
Color C - 185yds / 169m
Color D - 260yds / 238m
Needles: 40” US 6 / 4mm circular
Gauge: 20 sts & 48 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch
You don’t need to be super exact about gauge as long as you like the knitted fabric with your chosen needle size. If your gauge is looser, you may need a bit more yardage for each color. If your gauge is tighter, you will probably use less than the recommended yardage.
Images copyright Stephen West