Exploration Station by Stephen West

Exploration Station

Knitting
October 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
920 - 950 yards (841 - 869 m)
One Size
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This top down semi-circle shawl begins with my 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

Shown in

Yellow + Grey Version
Color A - Bianca
Color B - Pebble
Color C - French Grey
Color D - Mouse

Neutral + Peach version shown in Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light
Color A - El Greco
Color B - Neon Peach
Color C - Reindeer
Color D - Antler

Pink + Purple version shown in Hedgehog Fibres Sock
Color A - Hush
Color B - Naive
Color C - Spell
Color D - Crystal
Color E - Opalite

Needles
40” US 6 / 4mm circular

Notions
2 stitch markers, tapestry needle

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.

Errata
Abbreviation sk2p = slip 1 knit-wise, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over

German translation:
Wedge 1 (Keil1) : R 3: 3 re, kfb, re bis zu den 3 Maschen vor dem letzten Wenden, wenden.
Keil 3, nach R 4: Trenne Farbe D
Keil 3, letzte Reihe - “Nächste Reihe (RR)”: 3 re, kfb, 3 re,

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