Sea Swell Shawl by Stephen West

Sea Swell Shawl

Knitting
March 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1150 - 1900 yards (1052 - 1737 m)
Medium (Large)
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This relaxing garter stitch project plays with short rows and I-cord edges to create a large wavy shape. Choose three colors faded together for the medium size or make a massive shlanket (shawl + blanket) with five skeins of fingering weight yarn like Qing Fibre’s or Fru Valborg’s beautifully hand painted yarns. The short row wedges gradually expand the shape so you can bind off at any time.

Sizes: Medium (Large)

Finished Measurements: 84 (104)” / 213 (264)cm wingspan length, 22 (28)” / 56 (71)cm from CO to BO edge. Measurements taken after blocking.

Yarn: Fingering weight

Yardage: 3 (5) 100g skeins of fingering weight yarn

Shown in: Medium Size - Fru Valborg Merino Swirl
Color A - Eórna (gold)
Color B - Gleann (green)
Color C - Cladach (blue)

Large Size
Qing Fibre High Twist BFL
Color A - Shallows
Color B - Gold Coast
Color C - Maelstrom
Color D - Trench
Color E - Umbral

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

Notions: 3 stitch markers, tapestry needle

Gauge: 22 sts & 48 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch after blocking