Westport Shawl by Sarah Wilson

Westport Shawl

April 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
675 - 700 yards (617 - 640 m)
One Size: Width: 19 inches at center Length: 78 inches
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Moving into a neighborhood just west of Kansas City’s upscale, outdoor shopping center taught me a lot about street style. Westport, a popular hangout for a group of people I would later know as “hipsters”, was a veritable treasure trove of zany characters. For the first time, I realized you could do more with a scarf than just throw it over your shoulder in the winter time. My contribution is also a bit offbeat; it is worked from tip to tip and is scattered with tiny, textural circles and a wide lace border.

4-page PDF includes both a chart and written instructions for the lace.

Finished Measurements
19 inches wide at center; 78 inches long


  • Claudia Hand Painted Yarns Fingering 55 Silk (55% silk, 45% merino wool; 175 yd 160 m/50 g); color: Collards & Grits, 4 skeins
  • Size 6/4 mm needles
  • Marker
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

20 sts/26 rows = 4 inches in stockinette