Triangle Parade by Stephen West

Triangle Parade

May 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1565 yards (1431 m)
One Size
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Choose five colors of fingering weight yarn to knit this triangular garter stitch shawl. The sections are knit together with a modular knitting technique. Each shape is framed with I-cord edges as the shapes grow from small to large triangles and parallelograms. You can use as many colors as you like for this graphic shawl.

Westknits Kits are available online at Stephen & Penelope

Size: One Size

For a smaller shawl, you could finish early after SECTION 11 - Triangle by break the yarn and pulling it through the last 3 sts at the end of SECTION 11.

Finished Measurements: 87” / 221cm wingspan, 33” / 84cm wide measured along the widest part. Measurements taken after blocking.

Yarn: Fingering weight

Yardage: Color A - 210yds / 192m
Color B - 390yds / 357m
Color C - 395yds / 361m
Color D - 330yds / 302m
Color E - 240yds / 219m

Shown in: 5-color sample with pink pop
Fru Valborg Merino Swirl
Color A - Pink Frenzy (pink)
Color B - Rosewood (purple
Color C - Green Mile (green)
Color D - Pond (blue)
Color E - Golden (yellow)

Multi-color sample in blue/orange/green
8 colorways of fingering weight yarns from Walk Collection, La Bien Aimée, & Dyed by Delz

Needles: US 5 / 3.75mm in 32” / 80cm length or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions: Tapestry needle

Gauge: 21 sts & 38 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch after blocking

Pattern Note: When picking up and knitting sts along an I-cord edge, pick up into the stitch that rolls toward the WS of the work. Pick up and knit both legs of each I-cord stitch.