Rockefeller by Stephen West


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Rockefeller is a fingering weight shawl worked in two colors. It begins with garter stitch and stockinette stitch short row shaping following by picking up stitches for a larger field of stockinette, yarn over shaping and little contrasting garter strips. Stripes and slipped stitches decorate the border for a simple columnar look and lastly, garter stitch striped wingtips form the long scarf shape for draping, wrapping, and tying. I-cord edges are incorporated throughout the fabric for a finished clean look.

Available in Japanese here.

Sizes: One Size

Recommended Yarn: 2 colors of a light fingering weight / 3 ply

Yardage: Color A – 450yds / 411m
Color B – 505yds / 462m

Gauge: 28 sts and 52 rows = 4″ / 10cm in garter stitch
Note that if your gauge is less than 28 sts or 52 rows, you may need a bit more yardage.

My Version: A Verb for Keeping Warm Even Tinier Annapurna (80% Merino, 10% Nylon, 10% Cashmere; 565yds / 517m per 115g skein)
Color A – Tomarus (deep plum)
Color B – Scarab (light orange)

BO: bind off
CO: cast on
k: knit
k2tog: knit two together
m: marker
p: purl
pm: place marker
RS: right side
sl: slip
slm: slip marker
st/s: stitch/es
tbl: through back loop
WS: wrong side
wyib: with yarn in back
wyif: with yarn in front
yo: yarn over
M1L: (make one left) with left needle, lift strand between sts from the front, knit through the back loop
xAB: cross color A strand over color B. Crossing strands of yarn will ensure that there are no holes in the fabric. Do the same for xBA. The strand of yarn just worked is crossed over the strand of yarn that is about to be worked. The cross always happens with yarn in back on the RS and with yarn in front on the WS.