Wavelike by Stephen West


May 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
850 - 860 yards (777 - 786 m)
One Size, easily customizable with the top-down construction
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This top down shawl begins with asymmetrical yarn over shaping and stripes. Color pops decorate two short row sections and an I-cord bind off neatly finishes the long shawl. Simple garter stitch combined with fun shaping techniques results in a smooth dolphinlike shape.

Finished Measurements: 88” / 224cm wingspan length, 15” / 38cm at widest part. Measurements taken after blocking.

Yarn: Fingering weight

Yardage: Color A - 315yds / 288m
Color B - 360yds / 329m
Color C - 85yds/ 78m
Color D - 40yds / 37m
Color E - 50yds / 46m

Shown in: Orkney Angora St. Magnus DK
Color A - Jet
Color B - Natural
Color C - Slate
Color D - Scarlet
Color E - Sage

Orkney Angora is labeled as a DK weight but I used it like a fingering weight yarn on smaller needles.

Needles: 40″ US 4/ 3.5mm circular

Notions: Tapestry needle, 2 stitch markers

Gauge: 18 sts & 24 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch. Gauge swatch measured after blocking.