Cafe Knitting by Stephen West

Cafe Knitting

Knitting
August 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1020 - 1025 yards (933 - 937 m)
One Size
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One of my favorite activities is knitting in a cozy cafe drinking coffee, eating pastries, and simply enjoying the day with beautiful yarns and colors. I created this simple sideways shawl that grows from a small ribbed beginning into a large textured asymmetrical shape with ribbing, garter stitch, and slipped stitches. La Bien Aimée dyed three stunning speckled colorways in their crisp and round Merino Sport base for this faded shawl. Enjoy knitting this relaxing design!

Finished Measurements: 74” / 188cm wingspan length, 43” / 109cm measured at widest part. Measurements taken after blocking.

Yarn: Sport weight

Yardage: Color A - 340yds / 311m
Color B - 340yds / 311m
Color C - 340yds / 311m

Shown in: La Bien Aimée Merino Sport (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 350yds / 320m per 100g skein)

Orignal Yarn A Long exclusive colors
Color A - Cafe Knitting (light cream/beige)
Color B - More Pastries Please (medium gray/beige)
Color C - Tea Time (blue/gray)

Peach Palette
Color A - Lazy Daisy
Color B - Glimmer
Color C - Coral Crush

Custom Blue Stephen & Penelope Colors
Color A - Avalon
Color B - Moorlands
Color C - The Raven King

Gray Palette
Color A - Freya
Color B - Freyr
Color C - Njord

Needles: 32” US 6 / 4mm circular

Notions: 3 stitch markers, tapestry needle

Gauge: 22 sts & 40 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch