Shawl Smorgasbord by Stephen West

Shawl Smorgasbord

July 2022
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1900 yards (1737 m)
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This semi-circular shawl features seven colors of fingering weight yarn striped together. Textured stitches and eyelet stitch patterns decorate the large shawl shape. Each section is simple and addicting, so you are always looking forward to the next color and stitch pattern. The instructions include video tutorial links to learn how to work the I-cord Tab Cast On, the Elongated Criss Cross stitches, and I-cord Bind Off. Choose seven colors with a high-contrast color relationship for a bold and graphic striped shawl. You can also select seven shades that have a softer low-contrast effect for a subtle textured shawl. The border is decorated with chevron eyelets, resulting in a large, light, and flowy Westknits shawl.
Finished Measurements
98″ / 249cm wingspan length, 38″ / 97cm from CO to BO edge measured along the center of the shawl. Measurements taken after blocking.
Fingering weight
1900 yds/ 1737m total
Color A - 300yds / 274m
Color B - 240yds / 219m
Color C - 400yds / 366m
Color D - 400yds / 366m
Color E - 180yds / 165m
Color F - 200yds / 183m
Color G - 180yds / 165m
Shown in
Life in the Long Grass Singles (100% Superwash Merino; 400yds / 366m per 100g skein)
Neutral/Yellow Sample
Color A - Noon
Color B - Queen
Color C - Cauldron
Color D - Pewter
Color E - Sketchbook
Color F - Seedhead
Color G - Treebark
Multi-Color Sample
Color A - Sugar Plum (purple)
Color B - Emerald Eve (dark green)
Color C - Pewter (light gray)
Color D - Gorse (gold)
Color E - Antique (pink)
Color F - Coral (red)
Color G - Cool Dawn (blue)
US 4 / 3.5mm circular in 40″ / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge
2 stitch markers, tapestry needle
22 sts & 40 rows = 4″ / 10cm in garter stitch after blocking
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