Quake Scarf & Shawl by Stephen West

Quake Scarf & Shawl

August 2018
both are used in this pattern
Lace ?
US 4 - 3.5 mm
2050 yards (1875 m)
Long Scarf, Wide Shawl
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This graphic design is knit with 4 main colors of fingering weight wool and one color of lace weight mohair silk for the decorative eyelet rows. Chevrons and short rows form the geometric fabric while the shape grows gradually into a wider asymmetrical shape. You will receive instructions for a long scarf shape or a wider shawl shape. Choose a contrasting graphic palette of colors or try a more subtle and faded color palette.

Long Scarf (pink/gold sample & faded green sample)
Wide Shawl (gray/gold sample & neutral/plum sample)

Finished Measurements
Long Scarf - 96” / 244cm wingspan length, 30” / 76cm at widest part.
Wide Shawl - 64” / 163cm wingspan length, 62” / 157cm at widest part.

Measurements taken after blocking.

MC - Fingering weight wool
CC - Lace weight mohair

You can use fingering weight wool for the entire project, but I recommend using lace weight mohair/silk for the CC to add extra drape and texture to your project.

MC1 - 400yds / 366m
MC2 - 400yds / 366m
MC3 - 400yds / 366m
MC4 - 400yds / 366m

You may have some leftovers of each color, but I recommend starting with full skeins.

CC - 450yds / 411m

Shown in

Pink/Gold Sample

Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles
MC1 - Plump
MC2 - Fool’s Gold
MC3 - Piggy Bank
MC4 - Bramble

Hedgehog Fibres Kidsilk Lace
CC - Gossip

Gray/Gold Sample

MC1 - Typewriter in Skinny Singles
MC2 - Magpie in Skinny Singles
MC3 - Cinder in Skinny Singles
MC4 - Graphite in Skinny Singles
CC - Pollen in Kidsilk Lace

32” US 4 / 3.5mm circular

3 stitch markers, tapestry needle

24 sts & 40 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch

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Errata - Scarf only:
These errata notes were updated and sent January 17, 2019. If you purchased this pattern after January 17, 2019, you have the correct updated PDF.

Section 2, Pattern Repeat 2 - Row 16 (WS):
It should read “K2, ssk, k to m…”
Close to the end of Section 2, where it says “Repeat SECTION 1 Rows 59-70 once more. 154 sts. 33 total MC wedges. 106 sts.”, Please ignore the 106 sts bit.

Row 23 (RS): Using CC, k2, ssk, k to 1 st before m, sl1, pick up a stitch from 2 ridges below and knit it together with the slipped stitch, yo, slm, yo, k to 2 sts before m, k2tog, slm, ssk, k to 1 st before m, sl1, pick up a stitch from 2 ridges below and knit it together with the slipped stitch, yo, slm, yo, k to last 3 sts, sl3 wyif.

After 24 wedges are achieved on Quake Scarf, I changed “Repeat Rows 59-70 once more” to “Repeat Rows 47-58 once more”.

This correction is reflected in the new PDF “quake_scarf_en_3.pdf” sent as an update February 28, 2019.

12-09-22: I combined the Scarf and Shawl instructions for Quake into one new PDF along with some additional video tutorial links. You can download the new PDF called quake_scarf_&_shawl_6.pdf.

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