Painting Chevrons by Stephen West

Painting Chevrons

May 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1600 - 2000 yards (1463 - 1829 m)
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Painting Chevrons is a large rectangular wrap with slipped stitches. Increases and decreases form the chevron points and you can knit the scarf as long as you want. Choose DK weight yarn for a large width and wingspan or knit the same instructions with fingering weight yarn for a more drapey lightweight wrap. This pattern is very simple with garter stitch and stockinette stitch, so it’s ideal for knitting while watching your favorite shows.

Small Fingering weight (Large DK weight)

Finished Measurements
Fingering Weight Version
74” / 188cm long, 22” / 56cm wide

DK Weight Version
96” / 244cm long, 27” / 69cm wide

Measurements taken after blocking.

Fingering weight (DK weight)

Fingering Weight Version (blue/green)
MC - 800yds / 732m
CC - 720yds / 658m total

The sample features 3 CC’s. You will need approximately 240yds / 219m of each CC.

DK Weight Version (rainbow)
MC - approximately 1000yds / 914m approximately 400g CC - approximately 800yds / 732m total

If you are using 8 CC’s, you will need approximately 40g (100yds / 91m) of each CC.

Shown in
Fingering Weight Version (Dark Blue MC) Undercover Otter Eventide
MC - Below
CC - Brundle, Citadel, Space Chicken

You can add as many color pops as you like. This shawl is great for showcasing leftover bits of fingering weight yarn!

DK Weight Version (Black MC)
West Wool Tandem
MC - Copenhagen
CC - White Peach, Glow, Roswitha, Beatrix, Cornflower, Prince, Lichen, Grass Green

Fingering Weight Version
US 5 / 3.75mm circular in 24” / 60cm length or size needed to obtain gauge

DK Weight Version
US 7 / 4.5mm circular in 24” / 60cm length or size needed to obtain gauge

12 stitch markers, tapestry needle

Fingering Weight Version
20 sts & 40 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch after blocking

DK Weight Version
18 sts & 36 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch after blocking

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