Stripescape by Stephen West

Stripescape

Knitting
August 2018
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in 2 rows stockinette / 2 rows garter
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1335 - 1400 yards (1221 - 1280 m)
One Size
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Explore short rows and fun stitch patterns with this colorful Westknits shawl. Start the center of the shawl with striped short row wedges followed by two-color brioche. Yarn over mesh holes decorate the border along with another band of brioche. Choose 5 colors to knit this long shawl shape and try incorporating texture like the super frothy Qing Fibre Baby Suri Alpaca. Experiment with colors and textures and have fun!

Size: One Size

Finished Measurements: 96” / 244cm wingspan, 24” / 61cm from CO to BO edge. Measurements taken after blocking.

Yarn: Fingering weight

Yardage: Color A - 375 yds / 343m
Color B - 280 yds / 256m
Color C - 210 yds / 192m
Color D - 210 yds / 192m
Color E - 260 yds / 238m

Shown in: Qing Fibre Merino Singles (100% Merino Wool; 400yds / 366m per 100g skein)
Color A - Okinami (dark blue)
Color B - Nassau (turquoise)
Color C - Siren (speckled green/cream)
Color E - Moss (dark green)

Qing Fibre Melted Baby Suri (65% Alpaca, 20% Wool, 15% Silk; 191yds / 175m per 50g skein)

Color D - Cha Cha (fluffy green/pink speckles)

Needles: 47” US 5 / 3.75mm circular

Notions: 2 stitch markers, tapestry needle

Gauge: 24 sts & 48 rows = 4” / 10cm in SECTION 1 pattern (2 rows stockinette / 2 rows garter)