Garter Goodness by Stephen West
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Garter Goodness

Knitting
June 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1380 - 1400 yards (1262 - 1280 m)
One Size, easily customizable with the top-down construction
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Errata available: lainemagazine.com

This large wrap begins with a small corner cast on. Yarn over increases gradually curve from the I-cord edge resulting in an expansive fabric. The sample features four colors, but feel free to experiment with additional stripes and colors from your stash. The garter stitch goodness is perfect for mindless travel knitting.

Finished Measurements: 52” / 132cm long from CO to BO edge, 154” / 391cm wide measured along BO edge. Measurements taken after blocking.

Yarn: Fingering weight

Yardage: Approximately 1380yds / 1262m total. Colors A, B, & C each used 375yds / 343m and Color D used 255yds / 233m.

Shown in: Hedgehog Fibres Sock Yarn
Color A - Monarch
Color B - Bike Bell
Color C - Stone
Color D - Graphite

Needles: 60” US 5 / 3.75mm circular

Notions: 5 stitch markers, tapestry needle

Gauge: 20 sts & 40 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch

Pattern Notes: Work with each skein of yarn until you run out. Then, grab the next color and continue knitting wherever you are in the pattern repeat. Feel free to add stripes and pops of color whenever you like.

Stephen West, the Prince of Brioche, created a new soft striping with a pastel palette for Laine Magazine.