Bolting by Stephen West


July 2012
19 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
one size, different sizes can be achieved by substituting fingering or lace weight yarns or by working less pattern repeats
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Stockinette and reverse stockinette bands form wide horizontal strips for a textural fabric. Yarn overs at 5 different locations create little lighting bolt motifs and the added stitches result in a large expansive fabric.

Available in German here.

Finished Measurements
79” / 201cm wingspan from tip to tip, 28” / 71cm along center point from CO to BO edges. Measurements taken after blocking.

Worsted weight

Substituting fingering or lace weight yarns will result in an equally nice and thinner fabric.

1,080yds / 988m
Working less repeats of the pattern will use less yardage for a smaller version.

40” US 7 / 4.5mm circular

10 stitch markers, tapestry needle

19 sts & 25 rows = 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch

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