Choppy Waves by Stephen West

Choppy Waves

June 2019
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
950 - 1340 yards (869 - 1225 m)
One Size, chevron border is customizable
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Choppy Waves features one main color in West Wool Bicycle accented by three hand dyed contrast colors. The increases and decreases form a geometric wavy motif with bands of stockinette and reverse stockinette stitch. A garter stitch chevron border melts the three contrast colors together in this large expansive shawl.

This shawl design is part of the Westknits Yarn A Long. It will be available as an individual pattern download in December.

Finished Measurements: 64” / 163cm wingspan length, 23” / 58cm from CO to BO edge. Measurements taken after blocking.

Yarn: Fingering weight

Yardage: MC - 290yds / 265m
CC1 - 180yds / 165m
CC2 - 210yds / 192m
CC3 - 270yds / 247m

The yardage above is for the small size border in the photographed sample. A larger border should require approximately 300yds for CC1, 350yds for CC2, & 400yds for CC3.

Shown in: West Wool Bicycle
MC - Dutch Sky

Life in the Long Grass Singles
CC1 - Gaia (light blue)
CC2 - Astral (medium blue)
CC3 - Sphaira (dark blue)

Needles: US 5 / 3.75mm circular in 40” / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions: 3 stitch markers, tapestry needle

Gauge: 24 sts & 32 rows = 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking