Swish Swoosh by Stephen West

Swish Swoosh

May 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in garter
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1050 - 1055 yards (960 - 965 m)
One Size
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This top-down semi-circular shawl is a fun knitting adventure featuring several textured stitch patterns. Slipped stitches, honeycomb cables, brioche, lace, and garter stitch are mixed together with Westknits Shortcut Rows. Gather a colorful collection of yarns and learn some new knitting techniques with this cozy new shawl!

Finished Measurements: 23” / 58cm from CO to BO, 80” / 203cm wingspan length. Measurements taken after blocking.

Yarn: Fingering weight

Yardage: Color A - 400yds / 366m
Color B - 50yds / 46m
Color C - 175yds / 160m
Color D - 200yds / 183m
Color E - 100yds / 91m
Color F - 75yds / 69m
Color G - 50yds / 46m

Yardage estimates are approximate and may vary depending on gauge and yarn type.

Shown in: A variety of fingering weight yarns. I wrote the pattern for 7 colors but feel free to use as many colors as you want for the various sections. Most color pops are fingering weight wool and wool/alpaca blend yarns from a lovely ranch in California called Twirl.

A - black white marled short row wedges (Woolfolk Sno black/white marled fingering weight wool held together with white lace weight white brushed alpaca). You can also use just 1 strand of fingering weight yarn for color A.
B - dark purple
C - turquoise
D - pink
E - dark green
F - neon yellow (Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in Edison Bulb)
G - rusty orange

SECTION 1, 3, 5, 7, & 9
Color A: Short Row Wedges

Colors B & C: Slipped Stitch Stripes

Color D: Honeycomb Cable

Colors E & F: 2-Color Brioche

Colors C & G: Eyelet Mesh Stripes

Colors B & D: Garter Stitch Stripes

Needles: 40” US 6 / 4mm circular

Notions: Tapestry needle

Gauge: 18 sts & 36 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch

Section 4, Row 12 - this is a WS row.